By J. Jala | 08:19 PM April 15, 2021
A severe tropical storm with international name Surigae may enter the Philippine area of responsibility as Typhoon Bising Thursday night or Friday morning.
However, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said there’s a low chance that it will make a landfall.
As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the severe tropical storm was estimated at 1,095 kilometers east of Mindanao with maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 115 kph.
The weather bureau said the storm, which moving westward at 10 kph, remains less likely to affect the country, and has a low chance to landfall.