(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).

Saturday, July 25, 2015

SurSur guv confirms attendance for SONA

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 25 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur governor Johnny Pimentel has already confirmed his attendance to the Joint Session of Congress to hear the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III on July 27, 2015 at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.

The confirmation was contained in a reply form that was faxed back before June 23, 2015, according to Cheryl Plaza, assistant secretary to the governor.

Governor Pimentel has received a letter, which also serves as basis for “finalizing security and protocolar arrangements,” from Atty. Arlene Dada-Arnaldo, Deputy Secretary General for Committee Affairs dated June 10, 2015, requesting to confirm attendance to the historic occasion.


On such an important event, a “Task Force to Assist in the Preparation for the Joint Session of Congress to Hear the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the President” is created, it was learned. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)