(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 25 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 Localized Thunderstorms. 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Friday, March 31, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

31 March 2023, Friday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. Degamo slay:

-Days before assassination, SC clears Degamo of graft

-Belongings of alleged Degamo gunmen found in Teves sugar mill

-Suspects' statements point to Rep. Teves' involvement, Remulla says

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


2. Oriental Mindoro may be placed under state of calamity as oil spill spreads to more towns – governor [Business Mirror, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News]


3. Vanessa Hudgens named PHL global tourism ambassador [Business Mirror, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]


4. Marcos leads launch of 'Kadiwa' program in Bataan [Inquirer, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL]


5. 'Bato' holds on to Marcos vow he won't be arrested by ICC [Manila Standard, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


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