Category Archives: basyang

‘Basyang’ weakens into tropical depression upon landfall in Cortes, Surigao Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February) — Tropical storm ‘Basyang’ (Sanba) has weakened into a tropical depression upon landfall in Cortes, Surigao del Sur, the state weather bureau said in its latest advisory. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in its Severe Weather Bulletin No. 13 issued at 11 a.m. Tuesday, said […]

‘Basyang update’: 18 of Mindanao’s 27 provinces under storm signals 1 and 2

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Storm signals 1 and 2 have been raised over 18 of Mindanao’s 27 provinces as tropical storm ‘Basyang’ approaches Eastern Mindanao, where it is expected to make landfall in Caraga region Tuesday morning, the 11 p.m. advisory of the state weather bureau said. Fifteen Visayas provinces have also […]

‘Basyang’ speeds up; Signal 2 over 2 Surigaos, 2 Agusans; Signal 1 over 12 other Mindanao provinces

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal 2 has been raised over the two Agusans and two Surigaos, while Signal 1 has been raised over 12 other Mindanao provinces and 11 provinces in the Visayas as tropical storm ‘Basyang’ slightly accelerated as it moved closer to Eastern Mindanao, the state weather […]

11 of 27 Mindanao provinces under Signal No. 1 due to ‘Basyang’

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 11 Feb) – Eleven of Mindanao’s 27 provinces have been placed under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1 as a tropical storm ‘Basyang’ entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility Sunday night. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its Severe Bulletin Weather #2 issued at 11 p.m. Sunday said  the center of […]