(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 - Friday, December 9, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

9 December 2022, Friday, as of 9AM

1. PHL remains hotspot for child sexual exploitation - UN rapporteur, DOJ chief [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU


2. OCTA survey: Soaring commodity prices most urgent concern of Filipinos [Philstar, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU


3. Qatar accident:

-DFA confirms death of Pinoy worker in Qatar

-Qatar probing Filipino death at World Cup training site

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


4. HFMD cases continue to rise; Outbreak may be declared [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU


5. Trough of LPA to bring scattered rains over parts of north Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao [Manila Times, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


6. Singer Jovit Baldivino passes away at 29 [Daily Tribune, DWIZ, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


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