Posted June 20, 2014
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
The Philippine Coastguard Caticlan will have a mobile monitoring this coming feast of St. John De Baptist.
According to Chief Petty Officer Alex B. Saho of PCG Caticlan, they are going to start their mobile monitoring in all coasts in Tangalan up to the town of Buruanga ride their motorbanca.
Also they will coordinate with the auxiliary to accompany them for the proposed monitoring.
He added, that they do this every year to be able to monitor the safety of all those who swim in the sea most especially that we were experiencing the southwest monsoon.
He also said that although not too many people are going to Boracay Island during San Juan, they also said they still assign people and guard at the beach area.
The festival of San Juan de Bautista is a Filipino tradition where it is believed to symbolize the baptism of Christians.
Meanwhile, Phil. Coast Guard also warmed beach goers especially the non-swimmers to take extra cautions.