Last Updated 4 weeks ago by Devontae Jackson.
According to PAGASA, as of the 5 AM update in Philippine time, typhoon Bising has sustained winds up to 109 mph or 175 km/h. Wind gusts are up to 134 mph or 215 km/h. The storm is moving west northwest at 20 km/h or 12 mph. So it is moving slowly towards the Philippines at this hour. A direct hit from this storm is not expected but high seas and gusty to strong winds at times are possible as we head into April 18th.
For the most part, the heaviest of the rain will stay off the coast of the Philippines but some heavy bands of rain can not be ruled out in parts of the eastern Philippines. The storm will then take a north turn towards the southern islands of Japan. At this time, it appears the storm may make a right turn into the Pacific Ocean before making it to the southern islands of Japan.
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