(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 19 January, 2021) At 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 65 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0°N, 126.3°E), embedded along the Intertropical Convergenze Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao. Caraga and Zamboanga del Norte will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. The rest of Mindanao will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due to Localized Thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds from southeast to northeast will prevail over the eastern sections of Mindanao and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, light to moderate winds from northeast to northwest with slight to moderate seas.

PIA News Service - Monday, June 17, 2013



Surigao City receives 3 water pumps from DA

By Annette Villaces

SURIGAO CITY, June 17 (PIA) – The city agriculture office has received a total of three water from the Department of Agriculture-Regional Office 13 to be distributed to the three barangays of the city.

City Agriculturist Isaias Elumba bared that the said water pumps will be used for the irrigation system of barangays Mat-I, Togbongon and Brgy. Quezon.

"These water pumps will surely be of great help for the farmers especially during summer time and drought," Elumba said.

He also bared that four more water pumps are scheduled to arrive by the end of this year.

On his part, City Mayor Ernesto Matugas expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Department of Agriculture-Regional Office 13 for allocating the said water pumps and to the City Agriculture Office, as well. (SDR/City PIO/PIA-Surigao del Norte)