(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).

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


NGO turns over ice plant, cold storage facility to Dinagat LGU

By Susil D. Ragas

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, April 10 (PIA) -- Winrock International turned-over recently the Ice Plant and Cold Storage Facility located in Barangay Don Ruben, San Jose town, this province.

Winrock International Representative Abelardo Yandug led the turn-over to the local government unit of Dinagat Islands witnessed by Senior Board Member Nilo P. Demerey, Jr., A&M Chairperson Cesar L. Pueran, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) personnel and provincial employees.

The said facility, which is of great help to vendors and fisherfolks, is composed of two ice makers that can hold a capacity of 54 blocks of ice or a weight of 18 kilograms and can be sold in the amount of P50 per block.

DTI Assistant Regional Director Gay Tidalgo urged the Dinagatnons to maximize the facility.

“For this year, we really have to make miracles and do everything to make things happen in Caraga because our region is so blessed with natural resources. We can do much out of these. At the end of the day, the things we do for the people to improve their lives are the most important," said Tidalgo. (PIO-Dinagat Islands/PIA-Dinagat Islands)