(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 30 June 2022) At 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,020 km East of Northern Luzon (17.2°N, 131.3°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon and Western Visayas. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION (FORMERLY "CALOY") LOCATION: 565 KM WEST OF CENTRAL LUZON (15.4N, 114.7E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 55 KPH GUSTINESS: UP TO 70 KPH MOVEMENT: WEST SOUTHWEST AT 40 KPH. Caraga region will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorm. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

SurSur town extends relief assistance to typhoon victims in Surigao Norte town 

CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur -- The local government unit of Carrascal, headed by Mayor Vicente H. Pimentel III, provided relief assistance to fellow Surigaonons in the municipality of San Francisco (Anao-aon), Surigao del Norte province who were affected by Typhoon Odette.

A composite team, composed of responders and volunteers from different offices of the LGU and personnel from the municipal police office, was sent to distribute 1,000 food packs, 7,000 liters of bottled water, and clothing donations in Barangays Diaz and Honrado in the said municipality on January 6, 2022.

Snack food company Rebisco Biscuit Corporation also assisted LGU-Carrascal's initiative and chipped in 70 boxes of biscuits. Carrascalnons were also eager to lend a helping hand and supplied the clothing donations. 

San Francisco municipal mayor Val Pinat personally expressed his gratitude for the LGU's effort to help their municipality. Amado Sajol Sr., punong barangay of Barangay Diaz and Nicolas L. Bernadez, punong barangay of Barangay Honrado, also expressed their gratitude for the team's effort and the LGUs effort to extend assistance to their barangays. 

Likewise, LGU-Carrascal thanked those who helped in their initiative. (LGU-Carrascal/PIA-Surigao del Sur)