(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 02 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 675 km East of Aparri, Cagayan (18.8°N, 128.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km/h. It is moving Northwestward at 10 km/h. 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 to Trough of TS Jenny / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest to West will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Thursday, 22 June 2023

Police deployment results in the peaceful conduct of Naligayan Festival 

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur -- To ensure a safe and peaceful conduct of the 31st Naliyagan Festival, the personnel of the Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office (ADSPPO) led by Police Colonel Jovito Canlapan, provincial director, worked hand-in-hand with Governor Santiago Cane Jr., in the strategic deployment of security forces within the perimeters of the Naliyagan Cultural Center, Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur that resulted to zero occurrence of major crime or any heinous incident within the festival area,  during the weeklong celebration of the grandest festival in Caraga Region. 

A total of 525 security forces were deployed inside and outside the area of the above-mentioned venue to include the following stakeholders: Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), 1502nd Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion (RRIBn), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Highway Patrol Group (HPG), ADS Provincial Correctional and Security Management Office (PCSMO), tanods of the local government units, Karancho and traffic personnel, provincial medical teams and members of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) - Search and Rescue Agusan Sur (SARAS).

"I would like to congratulate the men and women of ADSPPO for a peaceful and successful conduct of the 31st Naliyagan Festival in our beloved province. My sincere gratitude to all of you for securing your designated area and ensuring the safety of everybody. Good job everyone!" PCol. Canlapan said.

This is in line with the Process Excellence perspective of the PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 under the Objective, Improving the Crime Solution Efficiency of the PPO. (ADSPPO/PIA-Agusan del Sur)