(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

1502nd CDC new Director assumes post

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur -- Colonel Diosdado E Peji, Group Commander of 15th Regional Community Defense Group (15RCDG), Philippine Army, presided the Change of Director of 1502nd Community Defense Center (1502CDC) held on September 3, 2022 at the Headquarters, 1502CDC, Government Center, Patin-ay, Prosperidad, this province. 

The outgoing Acting CDC Director, Major Jerome G Waclin, who is the current CDC Director of 1504th (Surigao del Sur) Community Defense Center turned-over his duties and responsibilities to Lieutenant Colonel Roy B. Curilan (Signal Corps), Philippine Army. 

LTC Curilan is also the current Executive Officer of 15RCDG. He is a native of Butuan City and a proud product of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). 

The Ceremony was witnessed by the Commander of 2003rd Ready Reserve Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General Claro A. Lozada, Philippine Army (Reserve) with key Officers and Enlisted Reservists of 1502nd Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion spearheaded by its Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Ma Teresa P Baylon, Philippine Army (Reserve), and organic personnel of 15RCDG and 1502CDC. (2Lt Apilada, 1502CDC/PIA-Agusan del Sur)