'Bagyong Malakas' PAGASA weather update April 14, 2022

MANILA, Philippines – The through of Typhoon 'Malakas' (formerly Bagyong Basyang) is affecting the eastern section of Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 4:00 am update on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

PAGASA monitors Typhoon 'Malakas' (formerly Basyang)
PAGASA monitors Typhoon 'Malakas' (formerly Basyang)

At 3:00 am today, the active tropical cyclone outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) was estimated based on all available data at 1,645 km east of extreme Northern Luzon.

'Malakas' has maximum sustained winds of 155 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 190 km/h. It is moving northward at 20 kph.

The weather disturbance is not expected to re-enter PAR according to DOST-PAGASA Weather Specialist Aldczar D. Aurelio.

Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 AM April 14, 2022

Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 AM April 14, 2022 DOST-PAGASA Weather Specialist: Aldczar D. Aurelio

Posted by Dost_pagasa on Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Forecast Weather Conditions

Area: Eastern Visayas, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Dinagat Islands
  • Weather Condition: Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms
  • Caused By: Trough of TY
  • Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during light to moderate with at times heavy rains

Area: Metro Manila and the rest of the country
  • Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms
  • Caused By: Localized Thunderstorms
  • Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms

Forecast Wind and Coastal Water Conditions

Area: Northern Luzon and the eastern sections of Central and Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao
  • Wind Speed: Moderate to Strong
  • Wind Direction: Northwest to West
  • Coastal Waters: Moderate to Rough / (1.2 to 2.8 meters)

Area: The rest of the country
  • Wind Speed: Light to Moderate
  • Wind Direction: West
  • Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters)


'Basyang' was the country's second tropical cyclone for 2022, entered and stayed briefly on PAR on Tuesday, April 12.

On average, there are 20 tropical cyclones that could form or enter the PAR each year. Only half of those are projected to make landfall.

— The Summit Express

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