(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

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Top NPA leader nabs at port of Surigao 

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte -- Operatives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, and Philippine Coastal Guard in coordination with the Port Police Division of PMO Surigao,  successfully arrested a top leader of the New People’s Army at the Port of Surigao on Saturday,  September 10, 2022. 

Law enforcement operatives arrested a certain Nineth Generalao Dolera alias Akira/Theo/Jodie, 31 years old, female, single and allegedly the secretary of Guerilla Front (GF) 19 of the CPP-NPA’s Northeastern Mindanao Regional Committee (NMRC) as she was about to disembark from MV FastCat M7 upon arrival from the Port of Liloan.

The suspected rebel leader was arrested based on Warrants of Arrest with CC Nos. 8276-21 for Attempted Murder dated July 29, 2021, and CC Nos. 8525-21 for Attempted Murder dated January 7, 2022, both issued by Hon. Acting Presiding Judge Edwin Malazarte, RTC, 11th Judicial Region, Branch 40, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur and CC Nos. 6984 for Frustrated Murder issued by Hon. Presiding Judge, RTC Br. Fernando R. Fudulan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur, 7, 10th Judicial Region.

Suspect was then brought to Surigao City PNP Station for proper disposition. (PPA-PMO, Surigao/PIA-Surigao del Norte)