(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 August 2021) Southwest Monsoon affecting the country. At 3:00 PM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 550 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (24.5N, 125.4E). TROPICAL CYCLONES OUTSIDE PAR AT 3:00 AM TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 735 KM WEST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (21.1°N, 114.8°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 55 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 70 KM/H MOVEMENT; EAST SOUTHEASTWARD SLOWLY Caraga Region will have Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).



Tuesday, June 29, 2021

DPWH turns over quarantine facility to Tandag City

By: Nida Grace P. Barcena 

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 29 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) formally turned over the newly-constructed Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility (TTMF) or quarantine facility to the local government unit (LGU) of Tandag on Monday, June 28, 2021.

Photo credit to LGU-Tandag City

The said event was attended by Tandag City Mayor Roxanne Pimentel who received the key of acceptance during the ceremonial turnover with District Engineer Minda R. Roslinda. Other guests who joined the inauguration included Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center (ASTMMC) chief Dr. Janice Pagaran-Alcordo, and Provincial Health Office chief Dr. Eric Montesclaros.Based on the report, the facility, with a 50-bed capacity, was accomplished through a memorandum of agreement between the DPWH-Surigao del Sur First District Engineering Office (DEO), and the LGU of Tandag.

The said facility, located in Brgy. Telaje, is equipped with a water supply, internet access, beds, and air conditioning unit. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)