Weather state bureau PAGASA said severe tropical storm Bising (international name Surigae) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Friday morning, April 16.
Bising is the second tropical cyclone to enter the country this year.
PAGASA reported the trough of Bising will affect the eastern section of the Visayas and Mindanao with a maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 115 km/h.
Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will affect the Eastern Visayas and Mindanao, while partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated skies and rainshowers will affect Metro Manila and the rest of the country.
Meanwhile, the eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao will experience moderate to strong winds from the northeast to the northwest with moderate to rough seas.
TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE— PAGASA-DOST (@dost_pagasa) April 15, 2021
7:00 AM, 16 April 2021
At 6:20 AM today, Severe Tropical Storm "SURIGAE" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was assigned the domestic name "BISING". Severe Weather Bulletins will be issued beginning at 11:00 AM today. pic.twitter.com/m4EJ4bcR5S