(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 01 October 2023) Trough of a Low Pressure Area (LPA) affecting the eastern sections of Visayas and Mindanao. Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of 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 Trough of LPA /Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest to West will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES - Thursday, November 3, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

3 November 2022, Thursday, as of 9AM

1. North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles, residents in Japan told to shelter [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU


2. 'Paeng' aftermath:

-Paeng death toll rises to 122 —NDRRMC

-Maguindanao death toll now at 63, says provincial admin

-Paeng damage, losses to agri climb to P2.74 billion

-NDRRMC: 3.3 million persons affected by Paeng's onslaught

-PAGASA: Rain expected in parts of Visayas, Mindanao due to LPA

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


3. NBI takes custody of person of interest in Percy Lapid slay [DZBB, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


4. Malacañang approves further easing of Philippine travel requirements [GMA News, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU


5. DOH logs 775 new infections; active cases down to 18,689 [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


6. Face mask wearing now voluntary in workplaces in private sector —DOLE [Bombo Radyo, DWIZ, News5, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


7. Monkeypox mostly spreads before symptoms appear, study suggests [CNN PHL, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


8. PHL still among world’s worst countries in prosecuting killers of journalists [CNN PHL, Manila Times, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—