NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 02 re Prepareness Measures Tropical Storm "BASYANG" (I.N. SANBA) as of 8:00 PM (12 February 2018)

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 12 Feb 2018 View Original

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

11 February 2018

At 5:00 PM, the Tropical Depression (TD) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) and is expected to enter PAR in the evening.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) #1 is raised over Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Davao Oriental

At 11 :00 PM, the Tropical Storm outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has entered PAR and was named "BASYANG". It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph and forecasted to move West Northwest at 27 kph.

12 February 2018

At 5:00 AM, "BASYANG" has slightly slowed down as it continues to track in a West Northwest direction. TCWS #1 is raised in Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Sur, and Bukidnon.

At 8:00 AM, "BASYANG" maintained its strength as it moves towards the direction of Eastern Mindanao. TCWS #2 is raised over Surigao del Sur while TCWS #1 is raised over Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental Mlsamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, and Bukidnon.

At 11:00 AM, "BASYANG“ has slightly slowed down while moving generally westward.

At 2:00 PM, It has maintained its strength as it continues to approach the eastern seaboard of Mindanao.

At 5:00 PM, "BASYANG" has slightly accelerated while moving closer towards eastern Mindanao.

At 8:00 PM, "BASYANG“ has maintained its strength as it approaches northeastern Mindanao.

Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, CARAGA, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, and Lanao del Sur. Meanwhile, scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains is expected over Bicol Region, the rest of Mindanao and the province of Romblon. Residents of these areas must continue monitoring for updates, take precautionary measures against possible flooding and landslides, and coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices.

Expected to make landfall in CARAGA Region tomorrow morning (13 February 2018).

Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS), the seaboards of Northern Luzon and of Visayas, the eastern seaboards of Central Luzon, and the eastern and southern seaboards of Southern Luzon due to the approaching Tropical Storm and the surge of the Northeast Monsoon.

TCWS #2 is raised over Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and Dinagat Islands while TCWS #1 is raised over Southern portion of Samar, southern portion of Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Siquijor, Guimaras, Iloilo, Capiz, the southern portion of Antique, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga del Norte, and the northern portion of Zamboanga del Sur.