#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Monday, February 12, 2018

MANILA, Philippines - Local government units (LGUs) have declared suspension of classes for Monday, February 12, 2018, due to inclement weather brought by Tropical Storm "Basyang" (international name "Sanba").

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Monday, February 12, 2018

In a bulletin issued by state weather bureau PAGASA on Sunday night, it says that "Bagyong Basyang" brings scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains over the eastern section of Visayas and of Mindanao beginning tomorrow.

'Bagyong Basyang' PAGASA weather update February 11-12, 2018

Tropical cyclone warning signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised over the areas of Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.

(As of 10:30 p.m.) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Monday, February 12, 2018 due to Tropical Storm Basyang #BasyangPH (refresh page for the updates):

Surigao del Norte – preschool to elementary, public and private

Based on automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd, LGUs have the authority to declare local suspensions in areas where there is no storm signal.

automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd


At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm was estimated based on all available data at 1,035 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (06.9 °N, 135.6 °E).

"Basyang" has maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 27 kph.

Forecast Positions:
  • 24 Hour(Tomorrow afternoon): 430 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur(8.2°N, 130.2°E)
  • 48 Hour(Tuesday afternoon):50 km West of Butuan City, Agusan del Norte(8.9°N, 125.1°E)
  • 72 Hour(Wednesday afternoon): 265 km East Southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(9.0°N, 121.0°E)
  • 96 Hour(Thursday afternoon):195 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(10.1°N, 117.0°E)
  • 120 Hour(Friday afternoon):80 km East Northeast of Pagasa Island, Palawan(11.2°N, 114.8°E)

Stay safe and dry, everyone!

Note: This is a developing story. Keep locked for the updates. Help us crowdsource class suspension announcements by tweeting @mysummitexpress.

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