(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

Friday, 2 September 2022

16 members of CTG surrender to authorities; 6 firearms and 3 explosives seize in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- With the relentless effort of the Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDSPPO) operatives during the conduct of Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) prompted the members of the Communist Terrorist Group to voluntarily surrender to the government on August 30.

SDS-PPO Provincial Director Police Colonel Dennis A. Siruno disclosed that among the 16 CTG members who returned to the fold of the law, three (3) of which were listed as periodic status reports, and 13 were considered as non-periodic status reports.

SDS-PPO chief  lauded the operatives for their accomplishments and urged them to intensify the campaign to fight terrorism.

“I laud the effort of the operatives on these significant accomplishments and  i encouarge the CTG members who decided  to go back to the fold of the law to be part of the real change. In addition, we will continue to intensify our campaign to fight terrorism in the province,” PCOL Siruno said.

Meanwhile, the six (6) small firearms, and three (3) explosive device were seized from the members of the CTG who surrenderd at the different  police stations, including the provincial mobile force company during the implementation of SACLEO, was also confirmed by the official. (NGPB/SDS-PPO/PIA-Surigao del Sur)