(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 19 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES - Friday, 24 May 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., 24 May 2024, Friday

Tropical Depression Aghon maintains its strength, prompting the state weather agency to raise Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 in 12 areas nationwide on Friday, May 24, 2024. Photo from Pagasa’s website

1. Tropical Depression Aghon keeps strength; Signal no. 1 up in 12 areas

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, Rappler, The Manila Times, Inquirer]


2. Marcos to go on back-to-back Singapore and Brunei trips next week

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, News5, Philstar, Inquirer, Manila Times]


3. Philippines opens coast guard post after China build-up

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Philstar, The Manila Times]


4. Escudero on Alice Guo: Burden of proof lies with accusers

[GMA News, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]


5. Ex-PDEA agent Morales released from Senate detention

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


6. Misuari convicted of graft over 'ghost' textbook purchases

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, Rappler, GMA News]


7. Gadon after gross misconduct verdict: ‘Supreme Court is politicking’

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer]


8. Oil price hike expected on last week of May

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News]


9. FLiRT COVID-19 variants pose low public health risk but stay vigilant, says expert

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News]


10. Zubiri bloc may join Senate minority

[Daily Tribune, News5, Philstar]


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