(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 21 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES - Wednesday, October 12, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

12 October 2022, Wednesday, as of 9AM

1. Tropical Depression Maymay:

-Signal No. 1 remains hoisted over 6 Luzon areas due to Maymay

-Classes in several Luzon areas suspended due to Maymay

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


2. PHL tourism:

-Chinese Embassy: PHL on tourist blacklist is ‘misinformation’

-Lost in translation? Zubiri clarifies Chinese envoy meant PHL could possibly be blacklisted over POGO

-POGO’s annual contribution to economy accounts for 1% of GDP — Gatchalian

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


3. COVID-19 infection:

-DOH logs 1,554 new COVID-19 cases, over 1,300 more Omicron subvariant cases

-PHL detects 1,308 cases of Omicron offshoots, 94 more Delta cases

-No preferential nod for Omicron COVID-19 jabs — WHO experts

-DOH open to vaccination vs. COVID-19 of children aged four and younger

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


4. PH's 4th monkeypox case now recovered —DOH

[Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU



5. Cholera cases 282% higher than in 2021 —DOH

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


6. Fuming Cynthia Villar curses at DENR over reclamation projects

[Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, PhilStar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU


7. DMW closes down alleged illegal recruitment firm in Makati

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


8. Sandro Marcos says peso is weak not because it’s weak: Dollar is just strong now

[News5, Inquirer, DZRH News] ©PIA-PMU


 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—