Tropical Depression “Basyang” maintained its track towards southern Palawan as it crossed the Sulu Sea, the state weather bureau said Wednesday. 1 remained hoisted over Palawan, including the Calamian and Cuyo Groups of Islands; the southern section of Negros Occidental, the southern section of Negros Oriental and the northern section of Zamboanga del Norte. The third landfall is expected over southern Palawan on Wednesday evening. Basyang was last spotted 185 kilometers west southwest of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, with maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph. If moved west southwest at 26 kph.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer February 13, 2018 23:26 UTC