(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 02 June 2023) Southwest Monsoon affecting the country. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY SEVERE TROPICAL STORM MAWAR {2302} (FORMERLY "BETTY") LOCATION: 945 KM NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (26.9°N, 128.3°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 95 KM/H GUSTINESS: UP TO 145 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHEASTWARD AT 25 KM/H FOR. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

DA-BFAR Caraga joins fishery forum in Surigao City

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte – The Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Caraga joined the Fishery Forum recently organized by the Surigao City Fish Buyers-Brokers Association (SUCFIBBA Inc.)

BFAR Caraga OIC-Regional Director Nilo Selim Katada talked on the fishery industry and supply of marine products, as well as the updates of relevant fishery laws, rules and regulations, and its impact to the sector.

Dr. Katada also discussed the challenges and opportunities of the fishing industry particularly in the province of Surigao del Norte, and on how the government agencies can collaborate for the market linkages in all of the fishery sector to ensure continuous supply of safe and affordable food fish in the market.

The forum was also attended by the city government of Surigao through City Administrator Atty. Jerry R. Centro and Acting City Agriculturist Hayde S. Villalba together with PLtCol. Mario Crisitino A. Lucero of the PNP-Maritime Police. (DA-BFAR Caraga/VLG.PIA-Surigao del Norte)