Typhoon Bising slightly intensified on Saturday morning as it moved northwestward across the Philippines sea, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA reported that Bising was located at 645 km east of Maasin City, Southern Leyte moving moving northwest at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h), carrying maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h and gusts of 230km/h.
By Sunday afternoon or evening, Typhoon Bising is seen to move generally northwestward. Afterwards, it will slow down and move northward until Tuesday morning, before moving generally north-northwestward over the Philippine Sea east of Northern and Central Luzon. The possibility of a landfall scenario has not been ruled out.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no. 1 is hoisted over the following areas (30-60 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 36 hours):
Sorsogon, Albay, the eastern portion of Camarines Sur (Siruma, Goa, Ocampo, Tigaon, Sagnay, Baao, Nabua, Bato, Iriga City, Buhi, Tinambac, Lagonoy, San Jose, Garchitorena, Presentacion, Caramoan), Ticao Island, and Catanduanes
Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, and Camotes Islands
Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte (including Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands), and Surigao del Sur