(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, September 20, 2022

PPA PMO Surigao celebrates International Coastal clean-up day 2022

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte -- The Philippine Ports Authority Port Management Office of Surigao spearheaded the International Coastal Clean-up Day on  September 17, 2022.

With this year’s theme, "WE CLEAN ON – for our Ocean and for Each Other" over 100 participants coming from different stakeholders of the Surigao City port community such as the Shipping Lines, GlobalPort Terminals Incorporated, 722nd Naval Squadron Reserve of the 72nd Naval Group Reserve and the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office.  

Together with the support of Barangay Taft Officials and its civic society, a total of 500 kilograms of rubbish were collected from the Bilang-Bilang Bay and Borromeo Street, Surigao City.

Simultaneously, PMO Surigao’s Terminal Management Offices in Tandag, Surigao del Sur, San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands and Port of Lipata conducted a Coastal Clean-up activity together with its respective port community and stakeholders from the PNP Maritime, Philippine Coast Guard, and Philippine Archipelago Ports and Terminal Services Incorporated/PhilHarbor.

The International Coastal Clean-up Day is a global initiative since 1986 by the Ocean Conservancy (TOC), formerly the Center for Marine Conservation (CMC) based in Washington, D.C., USA, together with the Environment Protection Agency. 

This was adopted in the Philippines pursuant to Proclamation No. 470 s.2003 declaring the third Saturday of September of each year as the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) Day in Observance of the Global Coastal Clean-up Celebration. (fjgbuhisan, PPA- PMO Surigao/PIA- Surigao del Norte)