#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for September 13, 14, 15, 2018


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MANILA, Philippines – Classes have been suspended in several areas either on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (September 13, 14, 15, 2018) or in 3 days due to the expected onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut).
#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for September 13, 14, 15, 2018

'Bagyong Ompong' has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon (READ: Super Typhoon Ompong enters PAR).

State weather bureau PAGASA reports that 'Mangkhut' nears super typhoon level as its has maximum sustained winds of 205 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 255 km/h at 4:00 pm today.

PAGASA categorizes a cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h as a super typhoon.

Meanwhile, Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) has reported 'Mangkhut' already reached super typhoon level. It has maximum sustained winds of 260 km/h (140 knots) near the center and gustiness of up to 315 km/h (170 knots).

Typhoon Ompong continues to threaten Northern Luzon.

'Bagyong Ompong' is expected to make landfall in Cagayan-Isabela area on Saturday early morning (September 15).

PAGASA raised on Thursday Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours): Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan group of Islands, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Isabela, Benguet, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Quezon inc. Polillo Island, Northern Occidental Mindoro, Northern, Oriental Mindoro, Masbate, Marinduque, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Burias and Ticao island.

UPDATE: 'Bagyong Ompong' PAGASA weather update September 13, 2018

(As of 11:40 p.m. September 13) Here's the updated list of class suspensions either on September 13, 14, 15 2018 in preparation for the onslaught of Bagyong Ompong (refresh page for the updates):

METRO MANILA
  • Caloocan City - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Las Piñas City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Makati City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Malabon City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Mandaluyong City - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • City of Manila - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Marikina City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Muntinlupa City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Navotas City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Parañaque City - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)
  • Pasay City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Pasig City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Pateros - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Quezon City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • San Juan City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Taguig City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Valenzuela City - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)

NORTH LUZON

CENTRAL LUZON
  • Aurora - all levels, public and private (afternoon of September 13 and whole day of Friday, September 14)
  • Bataan - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Bulacan - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Marilao, Bulacan - all levels, public and private (September 13)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan - all levels, public and private (September 13)
  • Obando, Bulacan - all levels, public and private (September 13)
  • Nueva Ecija - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)
  • Angeles City - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)
  • Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13)
  • Arayat, Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)
  • Macabebe, Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13-14)
  • Masantol, Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13-14)
  • Minalin, Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13-14)
  • Santa Rita, Pampanga - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)
  • Tarlac province - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Zambales - all levels, public and private (September 13-14)
  • Olongapo City - all levels, public and private (September 13-15)

SOUTH LUZON
  • Lipa, Batangas - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Cavite province - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Laguna - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Quezon province - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Sariaya, Quezon - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Rizal province - all levels, public and private (September 14)
  • Antipolo, Rizal - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Jalajala, Rizal - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Morong, Rizal - all levels, public and private (September 13)
  • Tanay, Rizal - all levels, public and private (September 14-15)
  • Albay - pre-school to senior high school, public and private (September 13)
  • Camarines Sur - all levels, public and private (September 13-14)
  • Virac, Catanduanes - preschool to elementary, public and private (September 13)
  • Sorsogon - all levels, public and private (September 13)

VISAYAS

MINDANAO

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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