(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 22 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Thursday, January 19, 2023

AgSur reservists express readiness during disaster

AGUSAN DEL SUR -- The 1502nd Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion of Agusan del Sur duly represented by Lieutenant Colonel Teodoro N. Plaza of the Philippine Army Reserve, together with the Director of 1502 Community Defense Center, Lieutenant Colonel Roy B. Curilan, paid courtesy call and held a coordination meeting with Hon. Jose T. Cuyos, Municipal Mayor of Rosario; Hon. Jesusimo Ronquillo, Vice Mayor of Prosperidad; Mr. Armando Gomez, Head of Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO); Hon. Arth Ryan Palabrica, Vice Mayor of San Francisco; and Hon. Grace Carmel Paredes-Bravo, Mayor of San Francisco, on January 13 and 16, 2023.

The 1502CDC officials expressed that the Reserve Force is ready to assist and provide services to the local government units in times of calamity or disaster.

LTC Plaza emphasized that the Reservists in the province are visible and they have rendered services even during eventualities through the years. 

Brigadier General Claro A. Lozada, Brigade Commander, 2003rd Ready Reserve Infantry Brigade, was also present to show his full support for his troops. The said meeting aims to seek support for the enhancement of the reservists, who will be utilized to assist the Local Chief Executives (LCEs) in the event of a disaster or calamity.

The LCEs have also pledged their support for this endeavor. (2Lt Adones L. Apilada, Executive Officer, 1502 CDC)