(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 - Sunday, 26 May 2024

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

As of 4:00 p.m., 26 May 2024, Sunday

AGHON’S RAINS — The historic Acasia tree, which had stood since the 17th century, in front of the Minor Basilica and Saint John the Baptists Parish in Taytay, Rizal, crushed two parked vehicles as it fell due to inclement weather brought by tropical storm Aghon on Sunday, May 26, 2024. (Noel B. Pabalate)

1. TROPICAL STORM AGHON:

- Marcos tells Pinoys: Prioritize safety amid Typhoon Aghon

- Aghon develops into tropical storm, signal no. 2 raised in Quezon areas

- 'Aghon' makes 8 landfalls so far, dumps more than a month's rain in Tayabas, Alabat

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/5/26/marcos-tells-pinoys-prioritize-safety-amid-typhoon-aghon

2. Marcos to DMW: Continue support for families of Pinoys affected by Red Sea attacks

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star NGAYON]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/907970/marcos-to-dmw-continue-support-for-families-of-pinoys-affected-by-red-sea-attacks/story/

3. Solaire Resort North to boost economy - Marcos

[Abante Tonite, ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/5/25/marcos-confident-new-solaire-resort-north-to-boost-ph-economy

4. Marcos urges Congress to allow NFA to import, sell rice

[Abante, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star NGAYON]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314451261/marcos-urges-congress-to-allow-nfa-to-import-sell-rice.html

5. Quiboloy church surrenders 21 firearms

[GMA News, Manila Standard, News5, People’s Tonight, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/05/26/2357968/quiboloy-church-surrenders-21-firearms

6. Contingency plan ready for Pinoys in Taiwan – DMW

[Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/05/26/2357971/contingency-plan-ready-pinoys-taiwan-dmw

7. DMW: Gov’t ready to assist 5 Pinoys hurt by flight turbulence

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, News5]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/907969/dmw-gov-t-ready-to-assist-5-pinoys-hurt-by-flight-turbulence/story/

8. Tougher measure vs agri-smuggling to protect Philippine economy--Villar

[Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/05/26/2357982/villar-adds-more-teeth-law-protecting-agriculture-sector

9. ITLOS advisory opinion bolsters PH position, says DFA

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/237502/itlos-advisory-opinion-bolsters-ph-position-says-dfa

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