(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 21 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).

Monday, May 8, 2023

Pupils undergo waste management training 

SAN MIGUEL, Surigao del Sur -- The local government unit of San Miguel, Surigao del Sur through the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) headed by Forester Ermalyn J. Ganas sponsored a one day training-workshop on Waste Recycling in accordance to Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, held at Carromata Elementary School on May 3.

As part of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Information Education Campaign, pupils were taught on effective waste management practices including the proper recycling of waste especially on plastics.

A total of 400 participants from Grades 1 to 6 together with the faculty members of Carromata Elementary School attended the said training workshop wherein a series of plastic recycling outputs were presented like eco bricks, plastic vase with flowers, plastic coconut tree, and others.

Carromata Elementary School principal Minerba Dapar expressed gratitude to Mayor Michael Corilla and MENRO personnel for the training workshop they conducted to help their pupils understand and appreciate environmental protection with economic pursuits and re-orient them on solid waste as the activity provided schemes for waste minimization, volume reduction, resource recovery utilization, and disposal. (NGPB/ASL,MIO-San Miguel/PIA-Surigao del Sur)