(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).

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)