(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 13 June 2024) Easterlies affecting the eastern sections of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. 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 partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 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 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Sunday, February 19, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

19 February 2023, Sunday, as of 4PM

1. Palace denies alleged memo deducting gov't workers' salary to pool Turkey aid

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, News5PH, GMA News] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/19/23/palace-memo-on-salary-deduction-for-turkey-aid-is-fake

2. Marcos vows to protect environment, enforce mining law

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Philstar] https://mb.com.ph/2023/02/19/marcos-vows-to-protect-environment-enforce-mining-law

3. Search on for missing Cessna plane in Bicol; suspected debris spotted in village near Mayon Volcano

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, @dzbb]


4. Aparri vice mayor, 5 others killed in Nueva Vizcaya ambush

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1732023/aparri-vice-mayor-5-others-killed-in-nueva-vizcaya-ambush

5. Lanao del Sur governor's ambush:

- PNP orders gun ban in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Cotabato following Gov. Adiong ambush

- Lanao del Sur mayors condemn Adiong ambush

- ‘Rido’ may not be motive in slay try against Lanao del Sur governor, says brother

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]


6. IPU renews call for De Lima’s release as her detention nears its sixth year

[Rappler, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/02/19/2246124/ipu-renews-call-de-limas-release-her-detention-nears-its-sixth-year

7. BOC raids in 24 Manila, Malabon warehouses yield P150M worth of ‘smuggled’ onions, garlic

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, News5PH, GMA News] https://mb.com.ph/2023/02/19/boc-raids-in-24-manila-malabon-warehouses-yield-p150m-worth-of-smuggled-onions-garlic

8. Robin Padilla says MTRCB 'commits' to ban movie 'Plane'

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler]


9. Luzon, Visayas areas experience rains due to LPA

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


10. North Korea says it fired ICBM as warning to US, Seoul

[GMA News, Inquirer, CNN PHL, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]


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