(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 09 December 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 610 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (7.4°N, 131.8°E). Shear Line affecting Northern Luzon. 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 Trough of LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


Monday, May 16, 2022

Carrascal town implements stricter measures against ASF

CARRASCAL, Surigaod el Sur -- The Municipality of Carrascal, Surigao del Sur will strictly implement Executive Order No. 05 Series of 2020, and Municipal Ordinance No. 31 Series of 2021 to its heightened measures against the African Swine Fever (ASF).

Accordingly,  All Live Hogs, Pork, Processed Pork Products, Pork By-products, and Boar Semen coming from the municipality of Cantilan, and other ASF affected municipalities and cities will be temporarily banned to enter the said municipality. 

The public is advised to report any illegal entry of the above-mentioned products to the Municipal Agriculture Office immediately for appropriate action.

It will be confiscated thereafter validation when proven, and the owner or seller who will violate the said ordinance or executive order will be apprehended by the local authorities.

It can be recalled, that the Department of Agriculture confirmed that blood samples from Barangay Parang, in Cantilan town tested positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) last week. At present, there is no vaccine or treatment for ASF, it was learned. (LGU-Carrascal/PIA-Surigao del Sur)