(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 - Monday, October 03, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

03 October 2022, Monday, as of 9AM

1. Palace confirms Marcos’ trip to Singapore, says F1 weekend visit ‘productive’ [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar] ©PIA-PMU


2. Marcos to lead Metro Manila Subway's Ortigas, Shaw Boulevard stations groundbreaking; MMDA advises motorists vs traffic

[CNN PHL, GMA News, PhilStar, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


3. Visa cancellation of over 48,000 POGO workers underway [Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


4. DOLE allocates P456 million to employ Karding suvivors [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, PhilStar] ©PIA-PMU


5. DOH reports 2,117 new COVID-19 cases, 32 new deaths [GMA News, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar] ©PIA-PMU


6. Transport groups: Many PUVs unable to implement Oct. 3 fare hike [Rappler, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


7. Mobility vital in Q4 to sustain economic growth —Concepcion [PhilStar, Inquirer, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU


8. Lotto results

-Senators call for investigation into 'suspicious' Grand Lotto results

-Many players betting on same 'lucky' lotto numbers ‘a natural occurrence’ — PCSO

[PhilStar, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU


9. Bicol, Isabela, Aurora, Quezon to have scattered rains due to easterlies [GMA News, CNN PHL, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


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