(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 02 December 2023) Northeast Monsoon affecting Northern Luzon. Easterlies affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte ug 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. Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Monday, April 24, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

24 April 2023, Monday, as of 9:00 a.m.

Police Major General Benjamin Acorda Jr. delivers a speech as he is named the 29th Philippine National Police (PNP) chief in Camp Crame on April 24, 2023. (RTVM Screenshot).
1. Marcos appoints Benjamin Acorda Jr as 29th PNP chief [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]


2. President Marcos hosts concert for soldiers, families [One News, Malaya, PhilStar, ABS-CBN News]


3. Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts Isabela [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


4. Globe explains emergency broadcast for SIM registration [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


5. Heat indices in 7 areas reach ‘danger’ level [CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


6. Teachers' group asks DepEd to consider shorter class hours, suspend use of school uniforms amid hot weather [Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


7. Gov’t readies evacuation of 300 Filipinos from Sudan [ABS-CBN News, DZBB, Philstar, Inquirer]


8. COVID-19 pandemic:

-DOH clarifies COVID alert level 2 category in 26 areas

-Masking in rail systems mandatory, says DOTr

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Standard]


9. LTO: New 200-cc motorcycle registrations valid for 3 years [CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]


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