(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).



Friday, July 16, 2021

SSF on mobile mariculture platform launched in Siargao towns

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte --  It is a big day for the returning Overseas Filipino Workers and Surigao State College of Technology (SSCT) Del Carmen Management Staff, and members of Dapa Coastal Barangays Farmers and Fisherfolks Association (DACOBAFFIA) when the Shared and Service Facilities (SSF) on Mobile Mariculture Platform was launched recently in the towns of Del Carmen and Dapa, Siargao Island.

The said Shared Facilities on Mobile Mariculture is the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI's) project to response to the Balik Probinsya Program of the government for returning OFWs, farmers, and fisherfolks as one of the beneficiaries.

The activity aims at informing the public of the presence of the platform as an instrument to improve the productivity of the fisherfolks in the said municipalities.

The event was led by DTI OIC-Regional Director Gay A. Tidalgo, Del Carmen Municipal Mayor Proserfina M. Coro, Dapa Mayor Elizabeth T. Matugas, Dr. Romy Jun A. Sunico, Kapitolyo Nan Siargao Administrator Mr. Lauris E. Congreso representing the offices of Congressman Bingo Matugas, and Governor Francisco “Lalo” Matugas and participated by DACOBAFFIA President Jielson T. Alvior, SB members, Municipal Agriculturists and Municipal Administrators of Dapa and Del Carmen. (DTI-Surigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)