(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

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Pusher peddling P250-k worth of shabu arrested in Surigao Norte town

Joint elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office XIII, Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office-Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (SDNPPO-PDEU), 30th Infantry Battalion, and Claver Municipal Police Station conducted an anti-drug operation at Purok 4, Barangay Taganito, Claver in the evening of August 18, 2022 which resulted in the successful apprehension of Jesus Rios Fortuna after getting caught red-handed selling Php250,000 worth of shabu to an undercover agent.

Upon body search several sachets of shabu were also seized from the suspect. The drug operatives recovered from his possession the buy-bust money along with drug paraphernalia. His cellular phone used in his illegal drug transactions was also confiscated together with his driver’s license and money amounting to Php2,020.

The suspect is temporarily detained at the PDEA Regional Office custodial facility for proper disposition. (PDEA-Caraga/PIA-Surigao del Norte)