(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 02 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 675 km East of Aparri, Cagayan (18.8°N, 128.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km/h. It is moving Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon 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 Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Trough of TS Jenny / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest to West will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Saturday, 15 July, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

15 July 2023, Saturday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. PAGASA: Dodong strengthens into tropical storm before PAR exit [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, Inquirer]


2. PBBM cancels trip to Apayao due to inclement weather [Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


3. Marcos on 'Barbie' movie: It's a work of fiction [Daily Tribune, GMA News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, Manila Bulletin]


4. Pilot run for food stamp program to begin next week —DSWD [Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]


5. President Marcos inaugurates Northern Samar road project Friday [Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, The Philippine STAR]


6. Residents told to prepare for possible mudflow near erupting Mayon amid rains [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


7. Pump prices to go up by almost P2 by July 18 [CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


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