(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).

Monday, February 20, 2023

AgSur Reserve Force intensifies linkage with LGUs, partners

AGUSAN DEL SUR -- Administrator of the Citizen Army Soldiers in the Province of Agusan del Sur continues the conduct of courtesy visits to the different local government units and partner stakeholders.


Just recently, the Citizen Army Soldiers paid a courtesy visit to Lieutenant Colonel Michel G. Mortejo, Commanding Officer, 65 (Stalwart) Infantry Battalion, including Thelma G. Lamanilao, Municipal Mayor of Sibagat, and Efren B. Martel, School Principal of Salvacion National High School.


The purpose of the coordination was to involve the Officers from line units within the area of operation to act as Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) commandant in Higher Education Institutions (HEI's) and to strengthen the manning capability of Officers who will handle and supervise ROTC units.


Meanwhile, Lamanilao recognized the importance of reservists in times of emergency, implying that they will encourage their constituents to join the reserve force.


Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Teodoro N. Plaza, Executive Officer, 1502 Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion (RRIBn), and a former school principal encouraged Martel to apply for commission in the reserve force considering that he is qualified.


LTC Roy B. Curilan, Director of the 1502 Community Defense Center, together with Captain Henry O. Tiu, Company Commander of Alpha Coy, covering Sibagat, Esperanza, and Bayugan City, and Technical Sergent Rebecca Remie F. Rellira, F/Sgt, Alpha Coy, took active part in the recent activity. (2Lt Adones L Apilada, 1502CDC/PIA-Agusan del Sur)