#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Tuesday, July 17, 2018


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MANILA, Philippines – Several local government units (LGUs) and schools announced suspension of classes for today, July 17, 2018 (Tuesday), due to inclement weather condition brought by Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Tropical Depression or Bagyong Henry.
#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In a bulletin at 5:00 am on Tuesday, state weather bureau PAGASA said "Henry" made landfall over Dalupiri Island in Cagayan and now heading towards the Philippine Sea.

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Occasional rains with gusty winds are expected over the areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) #1: Batanes, northern portion of Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands, northern portion of Apayao and northern portion of Ilocos Norte.

The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will bring monsoon rains over Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro Provinces, Palawan and Western Visayas, and scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the rest of the country. Residents of these areas, especially those living in low-lying and mountainous areas, are advised to continue monitoring for updates, coordinate with their local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides.

(As of 10:00 a.m., July 17) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Tuesday, July 17, 2018 due to Habagat and Bagyong Henry (refresh page for the updates):

METRO MANILA
PROVINCIAL

SCHOOLS

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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