Tropical storm "Basyang" has weakened into a tropical depression.
This comes after the weather disturbance made landfall in Cortes, Surigao del Sur at 9:15 am.
Weather bureau PAGASA has located the tropical depression in the vicinity of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur.
It is packing maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of 75 kph.
Basyang is moving west northwest at 25 kph.
Tropical cyclone signal number 1 is up over the following areas:
Calamian and Cuyo group of islands
Southern section of Samar
Southern section of Eastern Samar
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Northern section of Bukidnon
Lanao del Norte
Northern section of Lanao del Sur
Northern section of Zamboanga del Norte