(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 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)