#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Wednesday, July 25, 2018


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MANILA, Philippines – Classes have been suspended in several areas on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 due to inclement weather and flooding brought by southwest monsoon (Habagat).
#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

At 4:00 pm on Tuesday, state weather bureau PAGASA said that Southwest Monsoon is affecting Luzon and Visayas.

Meanwhile, the tropical depression at 1,570 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon (outside PAR) has maximum sustained winds of 55 km/hr near the center and gustiness of up to 65km/hr. It is moving north northwest at 10 km/hr.

PAGASA weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio said the tropical depression only has a slim chance of entering PAR. Otherwise, it would be given the name Karding, the Philippines' 11th tropical cyclone for 2018 and the 5th for this month.

FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS

Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and Western Visayas: Occasional Rains due to Southwest Monsoon; possible flooding and landslides due to light to moderate rains.

Cagayan Valley, Bicol Region, and Eastern Visayas: Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon/Trough of Tropical Depression; possible flooding and landslides due to light to moderate rains.

The rest of the country: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due to localized thunderstorms; possible flooding and landslides due to light to moderate rains to at times heavy rains.

(As of 11:20 p.m.) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Wednesday, July 25, 2018 due to monsoon rains (refresh page for the updates):

METRO MANILA (no announcement yet)

PROVINCES

According to the 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 2018

automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd 2018

automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd 2018

automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd 2018

Meanwhile, cancellation of classes in the tertiary level especially in the private institutions will be at discretion of school administrators.

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

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