(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. 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 to Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Thursday, April 21, 2022

167 SurSur police deployed for NLE 2022

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- Some 167 personnel of the Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDS PPO) have dispatched as support to forthcoming National and Local Elections 2022 during the send-off ceremony conducted on April 7, 2022, in Tandag City.

In a press statement,SDS PPO chief PCol. Joseph Boquiren disclosed that 167 PNP personnel were deployed. Of the total deployment, 137 were on training from the Basic Internal Security Operation Course (BISOC), while the other 30 were from the Public Safety Basic Recruit Course (PSBRC).

According to Boquiren, the send-off ceremony is a fitting testimony of their firm aspiration for the peaceful and successful conduct of the national and local elections in 2022. The said activity also signified that they are all prepared and ready to be deployed in the different areas where their services and assistance are very much needed.

“I am reminding all the troops to prove your flexibility to adapt to the operational environment, commitment to duty, and professionalism in selflessly serving the people and protecting the country, improve our operations and achieve a secure, accurate, free, and fair election,” Boquiren said.

Based on the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Resolution No. 10470, the PNP is among the deputized agencies and instrumentalities of the government that are tasked to ensure free, orderly, honest, peaceful, and credible elections. (PNP-Surigao del Sur/PIA-Surigao del Sur)