(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 31 May 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "BETTY" {MAWAR} was estimated based on all available data at 320 km East of Itbayat, Batanes (21.2°N, 124.9°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km/h. It is moving North Northwestward slowly. Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. 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 Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).

Friday, March 31, 2023

Women's federation in SurSur holds 'Tabo sa Kababaehan' for Women's Month

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- In line with the celebration of National Women’s Month, the Federation of Bislig Women’s Association (FOBWA) – Cluster (3, 4, 5, & 6) together with the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), hosted a clustered 'Tabo sa Kababaehan,' on March 14, 16, 22 and 24, 2023.

Various activities were open to the public such as volleyball games, some recreational games, singing contests, and dance contest.

The public availed of free services offered such as training on special pork chicharron making and banana chips making, health and wellness-massage therapy, and beauty care including manicures and haircuts.

The FOBWA Cluster 6 had special competitions such as best table skirting, highest training barangay, and gandang nanay ng Cluster 6, which showcased the skills of the members of the association, which empower them as women with confidence and high self-esteem.

Meanwhile, Philippine Red Cross Surigao del Sur Chapter Board chairperson Rosalinda Cruz-Pimentel graced the occasion and extended her support, gratitude, and generosity by handing out additional cash prizes for the events on various competitions. (NGPB/Jessa Deguito/CIO-Bislig/PIA-Surigao del Sur)