#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Monday, July 23, 2018


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MANILA, Philippines – Classes have been suspended in several areas on Monday, July 23, 2018 due to southwest monsoon enhanced by Bagyong Josie.

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Monday, July 23, 2018

In a weather bulletin issued at 2:00 pm on Sunday, PAGASA said tropical depression 'Josie' continues to move north-northeastward over Bashi Channel. Tropical cyclone warning signal No. 1 was lifted over Babuyan Group of Islands. Occasional rains with gusty winds are still expected in Batanes.

SEE ALSO: 'Bagyong Josie' PAGASA weather update July 23, 2018

Meanwhile, the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will bring scattered to widespread monsoon rains over Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, rest of Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Western Visayas, Cavite, Batangas, Rizal, Laguna, Mindoro Provinces, and Northern Palawan including Calamian Group of Islands.

Residents of these areas, especially those living near river channels, in low-lying areas and in mountainous areas are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslide, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices and continue monitoring for updates.

(As of 7:00 a.m.) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Monday, July 23, 2018 due to Habagat enhanced by Bagyong Josie (refresh page for the updates):

METRO MANILA

Quezon City has declared suspension of classes on Monday but this is due to President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2018.

PROVINCES

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 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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