(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 29 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "LUIS" {ROKE} was estimated based on all available data at 1,075 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (23.9°N, 131.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. It is moving North at 20 km/h. Meanwhile, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 335 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.6°N, 128.8°E). Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Southeast will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Friday, April 8, 2022

PRRD to visit Butuan City; join members of NTF/RTF-ELCAC

By Jennifer P. Gaitano


BUTUAN CITY -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is scheduled to visit this city on Tuesday, April 12, to join the members of the National Task Force and Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) in a meeting to be held at Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort.


During this event, the joint task forces will present the highlights and responses of the ELCAC project beneficiaries in Caraga Region.


Butuan City Mayor Ronnie Vicente Lagnada will deliver his welcome message during the visit of PRRD while Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, national security adviser (NSA) and vice chairperson of the NTF-ELCAC, is also expected to deliver his message.


Some 600 individuals from different government agencies involved, local government units, NTF-RTF ELCAC members, media, and other guests will be attending the said activity. All were required to undergo RT-PCR test and present its negative result along with the copy of their vaccination card. Antigen test is also required, which will be administered during the event.


As one of the highlights, PRRD will join the member-agencies as they hand over their programs and services to their respective beneficiaries. This included the former rebels (FRs), indigenous peoples (IPs), and local farmers, among others. 


It has been emphasized by the organizers and working committees that strict health protocols will be implemented to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). (JPG/PIA-Caraga)