Storm "Basyang" slows down as it moves west
Tropical storm "Basyang" has slightly slowed down as it moves westward.
PAGASA says, its current location is about 620 kilometers east northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.
Basyang is packing maximum sustained winds of up to 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.
The storm is moving west westward at 22 kph.
It is expected to make landfall in Caraga tomorrow morning.
PAGASA has raised tropical cyclone warning signal number 2 in Surigao del Sur.
Signal number 1 is in effect over the following areas:
Southern portion of Samar
Southern portion of Eastern Samar
Surigao del Norte
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Davao del Norte
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Northern portion of Zamboanga del Norte