(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 26 October, 2020) At 4:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon "QUINTA" was located based on all available data at in the vicinity of Socorro, Oriental Mindoro (13.1 °N, 121.3 °E ) with maximum sustained winds of 125 km/h near the center and gustiness up to 180 km/h. It is moving Westward at 25 km/h. The center of Typhoon "QUINTA" is forecast to traverse Mindoro Island and emerge over the West Philippine Sea this morning. It will then turn more west-northwestward while maintaining speed towards the western limit of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). "QUINTA" is forecast to exit the PAR tomorrow morning Intensity: "QUINTA" is forecast to remain at typhoon category throughout its passage over Mindoro Island. After emerging over the West Philippine Sea, this typhoon is forecast to re-intensify. "QUINTA" may reach its peak intensity within 24 to 48 hours. Caraga Region will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Trough of TY Quinta / Tail End of a Frontal System. Possible flash floods or landslides during light to moderate to at times heavy rains. Moderate to Strong winds coming from West to Southwest will prevail and the coastal waters will be Moderate to rough with wave height from 1.2 to 3.1 meters.Mariners of small seacrafts are advised to take precautionary measures when venturing out to sea. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.

Thursday, October 6, 2016


Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to visit PNP regional office in Butuan City

By Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will make his first official visit in the city on Thursday at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Caraga Regional Office at Camp Rafael Rodriguez.

The President is expected to arrive at 1:50 p.m. and will proceed to a command conference with officials from the Police Regional Office 13.

President Duterte will personally give award and recognition to PNP personnel with notable accomplishments on the fight against illegal drugs.

After the command conference, he will meet with the police officers where he will deliver his “talk to men” speech. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)


PRRD to give award to best performing police office, personnel in Caraga

By Nora C. Lanuza Molde

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to give an award to Philippine National Police (PNP) provincial police offices and personnel during his official visit to the city on Thursday afternoon.

Among the awardees include: Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office for Best Performing Police Provincial Police Office; Surigao City Police Office of the province of Surigao del Norte for Best Performing Police Station; San Francisco Municipal Police Station of the province of Agusan del Sur; CIDG 13 for Best Performing National Separate Unit; PCInsp Rommel B Villamor as Top Performer of Police Regional Office 13’s Anti-Illegal Campaign; PCInsp Christian L Rafols II for having the Most Number of Arrested Drug Personalities in the implementation of Project Double Barrel; and PSInsp Arvin E Hosmillo for the Most Number of Illegal Drugs Confiscated in the Implementation of Project Doule Barrel.

Duterte is expected to arrive at 1:50 p.m. at Camp Rafael Rodriguez, this city. (NCLM/PIA-Caraga)