#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Thursday, August 11, 2016

MANILA, Philippines - (Updated as of 7:23 a.m., August 11) Due to inclement weather brought by Low Pressure Area (LPA) and Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) affecting Luzon, Metro Manila and Visayas areas, some local government units (LGUs) announced class suspensions for Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Class suspensions for Thursday, August 11, 2016

State weather bureau PAGASA on its bulletin as of 5:00 a.m. Wednesday said that LPA was estimated based on all available data at 635 km east of Basco, Batanes (21.0°N, 128.0°E). The Southwest Monsoon is affecting Luzon and Western Visayas.

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Friday, August 12, 2016

"Monsoon rains will be experienced over Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Tarlac and Bulacan," PAGASA said.

"Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will prevail over Western Visayas and the rest of Luzon. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms is expected over the rest of the country," the weather central added.

Aside from LPA, two weather systems Tropical Storm Conson in the Pacific Ocean, and Severe Tropical Storm Omais off Japan — are forcing the Southwest Monsoon to strengthen the rains affecting the country.

Due to difficulties and risks of poor weather to its residents, Mayor Genevive L. Reyes of Caluya, Antique made an announcement through executive order on Wednesday declaring class suspensions in all levels from August 10 to 12.

(As of 7:10 a.m., August 11) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Thursday, August 11, 2016 due to monsoon rains or Habagat (refresh page for the updates):



Resumption of classes were announced on the following areas (#MayPasok for August 11):

Here's a guideline on automatic class suspension. Note: LGUs have the authority to declare local suspensions in areas where there is no storm signal.

automatic class suspension 2016

Stay safe and dry everyone!

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