(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 – Sunday, 16 July, 2023

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

16 July 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. Marcos admin launches 'Bagong Pilipinas' governance brand [Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


2. Media harassment case in Leyte:

-Presidential task force, PNP call for probe in Leyte journalists’ harassment

-2 Leyte cops relieved for allegedly harassing reporters

[Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News]


3. Marcos reiterates vow to prioritize agricultural development [News5, Daily Tribune, Philippine Daily Inquirer, GMA News]


4. Marcos confident Northern Samar insurgency-free by yearend [Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard. Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR]


5. Salceda lauds Marcos’ EO streamlining internet, telco infra construction [Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Inquirer]


6. PNR shuts down Alabang-Biñan line [CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


7. 50 rescued after passenger vessel tilts off Romblon shoreline [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer]


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