(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM

TOP STORIES - Wednesday, September 21, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring) 

21 September 2022, Wednesday, as of 1PM

1. Martial law at 50:

-Pro, anti-Marcos groups stage protests at Plaza Miranda

-Cops halt martial law film showing, cite social distancing violations

-Labor group commemorates historic La TondeƱa strike 50 years after Martial Law’s declaration

-Cardinal urges Filipinos to remember martial law lessons

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


2. Marcos to meet with Biden in New York [ABS-CBN News, Bloomberg, Straight Times, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU


3. Marcos, Guterres meet on PH-UN cooperation, climate action [GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


4. Enrile proposes reverting to 1935 Constitution, electing 48 senators [Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]


5. VP Sara meets with ambassadors of European Union, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, News5] ©PIA-PMU


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