(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, September 16, 2022

DTI distributes livelihood kits to seven MSMEs in Lingig town

LINGIG, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Trade and Industry - Surigao del Sur (DTI-SDS) Provincial Office, through Negosyo Center Bislig City, distributed livelihood kits to seven qualified Micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Barangay Valencia, Lingig, Surigao del Sur recently.

The distribution is part of the implementation of the Livelihood Seeding Program-Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay, aimed at assisting MSMEs in the barangays to restore and improve their business. Each kit is worth Php 8,000.

The event was graced by Barangay Kagawad Cherry Mae R. Limpot on behalf of Barangay Captain Lito P. Carmona who thanked the national government and DTI-SDS for helping the MSMEs in their barangay.

One of the beneficiaries Marjun L. Abensay extended his gratitude to the national government and the local government unit for allowing his availment  of the livelihood program.

"Nagpasalamat ko ug dako sa programang negosyo serbisyo sa barangay pinaagi sa DTI Negosyo Center na mi abot gayod diri sa among dapit sa barangay Valencia ug nahimong isa pa gayod ako sa naka apil as beneficiary niining programa. Ug salamat usab sa mga barangay officials sa ilahang actibong pagpahibalo bahin aning programa. (I am very thankful for the Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay through the DTI Negosyo Center that  reached here in our barangay in Valencia, and I am one of the beneficiaries of this program. Thank  you also to the barangay officials for their active announcement about this program,)” Abensay said.

Meanwhile, the beneficiaries signed the Pledge of Commitment that encouraged them to use the livelihood kits for their intended purpose which is to resume, recover and improve their businesses. (Meljun V. Empic, NC Bislig/PIA-Surigao del Sur)