(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 17 April 2021) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "BISING" (SURIGAE) was located based on all available data at 715 km East of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte (10.1°N, 132.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 175 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 215 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 20 km/h. Caraga Region will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorm due to TY Bising. Possible flash floods or landslides during moderate to heavy rains. Moderate to strong winds from Northeast to Northwest will prevail over the region with moderate to rough seas / (2.5 to 4.0 meters).

PIA News Service - MOnday, Oct. 18, 2010

Villagers fight back against NPA rebels in Surigao
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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Villagers of Sitio Mabog, Brgy San Roque, Bisilig City, Surigao del Sur encountered with alleged members of GF-14, NEMRC under @Friday of New People’s Army (NPA) at road 84B between Brgy Manat, Trento, Agusan del Sur and the said Sitio last October 16,2010. 

The encounter resulted in recovery of one (1) unidentified killed NPA member, three (3) M14 Rifles, two (2) landmines, assorted ammunition and ordnance items, communication and medical equipment, communist flags, various documents and other personal belongings. 

On the other hand, two (2) villagers were killed during the firefight identified as John Mark Dogonoy and Joel Ilagan and two (2) wounded namely Jason Dogonoy and Jonard Talikog.

Maj Noli P Kanashiro, Spokesperson of 4th Infantry Division, Philippine Army said, “Nowadays, the CPP/NPA/NDF influence has already been challenged and started to erode in the area as manifested by the incident.”

“Despite of that, we are saddened on the death of the two civilians,” he added. 

Nevertheless, MGen Victor A. Felix, Commander, 4ID, PA has ordered the 75th Infantry Battalion to conduct pursuit operations against the fleeing NPAs and to provide immediate assistance to the victims. (4TH INFANTRY (DIAMOND) DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY/PIA-Caraga)