Storm Basyang weak­ens back into a low pres­sure area

Business World - - THE NATION -

STORM BASYANG (in­ter­na­tional name: Sanba) has weak­ened on its way out of the Philip­pine area yes­ter­day, re­turn­ing into its ini­tial low pres­sure area sta­tus. How­ever, weather bu­reau PAGASA warned in its 5 p.m. up­date on Wed­nes­day, Feb. 14, that the weather dis­tur­bance could strengthen again into a trop­i­cal de­pres­sion as it con­tin­ues to dump moder­ate to heavy rains over Palawan. Basyang was fore­casted to be out of the coun­try by Thurs­day af­ter­noon. Basyang, the se­cond typhoon to en­ter the Philip­pines this year, brought high rain­fall lev­els that left var­i­ous parts of Min­danao and the Visayas flooded. Mean­while, the tailend of a Cold Front will bring scat­tered light to moder­ate, with at times heavy rains over Que­zon, Bi­col Re­gion and East­ern Visayas. PAGASA said “res­i­dents of these ar­eas must con­tinue mon­i­tor­ing for up­dates, take ap­pro­pri­ate mea­sures against pos­si­ble flood­ing and land­slides.”

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