• Melo Acuna

Bising decelerates while moving closer to the country's eastern seaboard

Bising weakens at its moves west-northwestward


MANILA – Government weather forecasters today said “Bising” has weakened a bit though the Bicol Region and Northern Samar will experience heavy rainfall tomorrow morning. Flooding may take place along with rain-induced landslides in areas earlier identified as highly and very highly susceptible to these hazards.


According to the weather update, destructive typhoon-force winds extend outward to 110 kilometers from the center of the typhoon. The tropical cyclone winds of at least strong breeze to near gale in strength extending outward up to 40 kilometers from the center of the typhoon.


Traveling by sea is considered hazardous due to very rough to very high seas will take placed in the eastern seaboard of Luzon, from 2.5 to 12.0 meters. Eastern Visayas may have 4.0 to 12.0 meters. There will also be rough seas in the eastern seaboard of Davao region from 2.5 to 3.5 meters.


Over in Legazpi City, the Philippine Coast Guard-Bicol said there are at least 574 stranded individuals in Matnog and Tabaco City ports. Two buses remained stranded at Matnog Port. The same report disclosed there were 131 cargo trucks, 14 of which were at Tabaco port while 117 remained at the Matnog Port in Sorsogon Province.


There were four vessels at the Port of Matnog while there were three in Tabaco Port awaiting for the weather to improve. (Melo M. Acuña)


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