(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 - Tuesday, January 10, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

10 January 2023, Tuesday, as of 9AM

1. Feast of the Black Nazarene

-Over 564,000 devotees attended Nazareno 2023 masses in Quiapo Church

-DOH: 642 devotees treated amid Nazarene feast activities

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, PhilStar, ABS-CBN News]


2. COVID-19 infection

-DOH reports over 3K new COVID-19 cases from Jan 2-8

-OCTA: Nationwide COVID-19 positivity rate dips to 5.5%

[PhilStar, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]


3. Court acquits 10 human rights defenders of perjury

[Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar, CNN PHL]


4. Pinoys warned vs China rocket debris anew  

[PhilStar, Inquirer, Manila Times, GMA News]


5. PhilSA clarifies: Falling, burning object seen in Palawan towns likely a meteoroid

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]


6. DICT: Registered SIM cards exceed 16 million

[CNN PHL, GMA News, PhilStar]


7. ‘You don’t have common sense?’ Villar berates BAI official over ‘excessive’ importation of pork

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer]


8. PAGASA: LPA enters PAR, to cause widespread rain in PHL

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


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