(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM

Monday, August 22, 2022

PSA SurSur registers more than half of the province's population in National ID

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur --  After more than a year of  operation, The Philippine Statistics Authority-Surigao del Sur (PSA-SDS) has recorded 383,756 registrants in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Step 2 Registration as of August 15, 2022. Per record, the registrants are from  ages 5 years old and over.

The PSA accordingly successfully registered more than half of the province’s total population at 642,255 from the 2020 Census of Population and Household (CPH).


PhilSys Step 2 Registration involves capturing the registrant’s biometric data, including the iris scan, fingerprint scan, and front-facing photographs. Applicants will present at least one supporting document such as Birth Certificate, Passport, and other valid IDs to confirm basic demographic data.


PSA-SDS revealed, that the majority of the Step 2 registrants are from Fixed Registration Center and LGU-based registration centers. 


Among the two cities and 17 municipalities in this province, Bislig City has the highest total number of registratons with 47,724, followed by Tandag City with 43,366.

  • Tago – 23,843,
  • San Miguel – 22,668,
  • Lianga – 21,002,
  • Cantilan – 20235,
  • Hinatuan – 17,833,
  • Carrascal – 14,852, and 
  • Cagwait – 14,530 registrants.

Since January 24, 2022,  the institutional Registration efforts of the province have recorded  a total of 94,267 registrants in various institutions and barangay mobile registrations.


The PSA-Surigao del Sur has partnered with different institutions such as universities, hospitals, government agencies, district jails, military headquarters including the Department of Education, Medical Centers, and the Bureau of Jail Management in the province.


The PhilSys Surigao del Sur Fixed-registration center is open to interested PhilSys applicants for a more convenient and alternative mode of registration.


Registrants can proceed to the RCP Building 1, Ground Floor, Capitol Road, Telaje, Tandag City from 8 AM to 5 PM from Monday to Friday. The schedule may change if the Registration team is arranged for mobile registration.


The PSA is currently open to partnerships for institutional and mobile registration for institutions, and barangays, respectively. The head of the institution and Punong Barangay are required to send a letter of request to PSA.  After the coordination process, PhilSys registration kits and personnel will be deployed to the requesting institutions and barangays.


For inquiries, message PSA Surigao del Sur’s Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/psasurigaodelsur Or send an email to: psa_surigaodelsur@yahoo.com


PhilSys also accepts online registration at http://register.philsys.gov.ph/ 

(NPB/Jill Alden Baloyo, PSA/PIA-Surigao del Sur)