(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 16 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains. 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES –Sunday, 03 December 2023

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

As of 4:00 p.m., 03 December 2023, Sunday

1. Mindanao State University bombing:

-PBBM, Bangsamoro officials, lawmakers condemn Marawi bombing, vows justice for victims

-11 dead, several hurt in bombing in Mindanao State University gym in Marawi

-MSU condemns bombing at its gym, suspends classes

-Military on high alert after bombing called terrorism

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, DZBB, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/12/3/marcos-condemns-marawi-bombing-vows-justice-for-victims

2. Surigao quake:

-Magnitude 7.4 quake rocks Surigao del Sur; Tsunami warning lifted

-PHIVOLCS logs over 600 aftershocks from Surigao del Sur earthquake

-Woman dead, 4 others hurt after magnitude 7.4 Surigao earthquake

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/12/3/magnitude-7-4-quake-rocks-surigao-del-sur-phivolcs

3. Marcos leads OP Family Day; House and lot raffled off [Abante Tonite, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, People's Journal, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/12/03/2316015/marcos-leads-op-family-day

4. Philippines, France to pursue key defense pact [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/890211/philippines-france-to-pursue-key-defense-pact/story/

5. 11 Dawlah Islamiyah members killed in Maguindanao del Sur clash [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/890207/11-dawlah-islamiyah-members-killed-in-maguindanao-del-sur-clash/story/

6. ASG leader tagged in Jolo Cathedral bombing slain in Basilan gunfight [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/12/3/asg-leader-tagged-in-jolo-cathedral-bombing-slain-in-basilan-gunfight

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