Organizers of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games announced on Sunday, Dec. 1, that they have postponed the windsurfing competition, which was set to begin on Monday, Dec. 2, because of typhoon Tisoy.
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) senior deputy administrator for support services Ramon Agregado, chairman of the SEA Games Subic cluster, said that they will move the competition ‘to a date when weather will be cleared of typhoon’.
Typhoon Tisoy entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) expects the typhoon to make landfall over Bicol Region between Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 03.
As of 10:00AM on Monday, Typhoo Tisoy is at 235 kilometers East Southeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 250 kilometers East of Juban, Sorsogon.
PAGASA said Typhoon Tisoy has maintained a maximum wind strength of up to 150 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kilometers per hour.