(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 - Sunday, October 30, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring) 

30 October 2022, Sunday, as of 4PM

1. 'Paeng' aftermath: 

-Paeng leaves 48 dead, more than 900,000 affected —NDRRMC

-NDRRMC submits to PBBM recommendation to declare national state of calamity

-More areas still flooded, impassable due to 'Paeng' 

-Marikina lifts alarm as river's water drops to normal level

-Some flights, trips resume as weather condition becomes better

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


2. Rain seen in some areas even as Tropical Storm Paeng starts moving away [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU


3. New tropical depression may enter PHL on Monday [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Rappler, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU


4. Undas 2022: 

-Some cemeteries in Pasig, Manila, Valenzuela closed on Oct. 30, 2022 due to Paeng

-Visitors unaware of closure order continue to flock to Manila cemeteries



5. Palace denies Marcos is in Japan [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Philstar, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


6. No Filipino casualty reported, so far, in deadly Seoul Halloween stampede — DFA [Interaksyon, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—