(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).

TOP STORIES - Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)     

27 September 2022, Tuesday, as of 1PM

1. Cabinet appointment

-Ex-CJ Bersamin replaces Vic Rodriguez as executive secretary; attends first Cabinet meeting as ‘Little President”

-CA panel endorses confirmation of DAR chief Estrella's appointment

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Philstar, CNN PHL, News5, Inquirer, Business World] ©PIA-PMU


2. Karding aftermath

-NDRRMC clarifies no death reported in Bataan, death toll remains at 8

-Reso honoring fallen Bulacan rescue team filed at Senate

-Safety expert mourns rescuers who died in Bulacan

-9 roads still closed due to Karding

[DZBB, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, CNN PHL, Philstar, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


3. Sara Duterte arrives in Japan, discusses Philippines-Japan relations with PM Kishida

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/846131/sara-duterte-arrives-in-japan-discusses-philippines-japan-relations-with-pm-kishida/story/?just_in

4. PBBM leads 9th Cabinet meeting

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


5. National Budget

-DBM earmarks P15.2B budget for DMW in 2023

-Senate committee on finance swiftly approves proposed P13.8-B COA budget

-DND budget will receive an additional P70 billion for its pension fund

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, GMA News] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/846129/dbm-earmarks-p15-2b-budget-for-dmw-in-2023

6. World Bank upgrades Philippine growth projection as consumption rebounds in region

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


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