(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 01 March 2024) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. 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/Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds coming from Northeast to East will prevail with moderate to rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).


TOP STORIES – Tuesday, February 21, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

21 February 2023, Tuesday, as of 9AM

1. Marcos reminds sworn in execs that gov't efforts in vain if people don't benefit [Inquirer, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/861426/marcos-reminds-sworn-in-execs-that-gov-t-efforts-in-vain-if-people-don-t-benefit/story/

2. DOH logs 895 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 severe, critical cases [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/2/20/covid-19-bulletin-feb-19.html

3. Panic as Türkiye, Syria rocked again by 6.4-magnitude earthquake [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1732667/fresh-earthquake-hits-turkey-syria-border-two-weeks-after-disaster

4. Another resolution vs ICC drug war probe filed in Senate [Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News,CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/2/21/Senate-resolution-against-ICC-drug-war-probe.html

5. No mechanism to allow ICC entry –DOJ chief [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/02/21/2246472/no-mechanism-allow-icc-entry-doj-chief

6. Senate set to probe security gaps at NAIA [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1732580/senate-set-to-probe-security-gaps-at-naia

7. LPA, Amihan to bring scattered rains over parts of Luzon [Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/weather/861475/lpa-amihan-to-bring-scattered-rain-over-northern-luzon/story/?just_in

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