(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 24 September 2023) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 1.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Monday, May 29, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

29 May 2023, Monday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. Weather updates:

-Signal no. 2 raised over 3 areas as 'Betty' speeds up slightly

-Some flights, sea trips cancelled due to 'Betty'

-Batanes, Camarines Norte, Isabela, Quirino announce class suspensions

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


2. Arroyo rejects rumor linking First Lady to House coup [ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, One News, Philstar, Manila Standard]


3. NGCP activates ₱10.2-B Hermosa-San Jose line to boost Luzon transmission [BusinessWorld, Inquirer, Malaya, Manila Standard, Philstar, CNN PHL]


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