(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).

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Commander RCPA attends the First Flag Raising ceremony of the New Administration of Dinagat Islands

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Island, July 13 (PIA) --Major General Fernando V. Felipe, the Commander of Reserve Command, Philippine Army attended the first flag raising ceremony of the new administration of the Province of Dinagat Islands on July 11, 2022 headed by Governor Noli P Demery, other elected and LGA officials.

In the ceremony, Major Felipe was given the opportunity to deliver his message where he reiterated the importance of fast tracking the force buildup of our reservists in the province as part of its resiliency efforts.

The province has already experienced the dreadful devastations of strong typhoon and that they are blessed for having the reserve force on the ground who immediately responded to the relief and rescue operations during the onslaught of Odette.

"ROTC and Reservist trainings are ways of molding our people to become model citizens that showcase discipline, unity and compassion for our people and country. This is our investment in the community that we can depend and rely on during emergencies and calamities," Maj Gen Felipe said. (RESCOM, PA/PIA- Dinagat Islands)