#WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions for Friday, August 2, 2019


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MANILA, Philippines – Classes and government work have been suspended in several areas today, August 2, 2019 (Friday) due to bad weather situation.
#WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions for Friday, August 2, 2019

"Work is suspended in all courts in Metro Manila due to inclement weather. Executive Judges in other affected areas may exercise discretion," the Supreme Court Public Information Office tweeted.

UPDATE: Palace suspends government work, classes at all levels in Metro Manila starting 3:00 pm today, August 2.


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In the 7:00 am bulletin of the weather central PAGASA, it says that southwest monsoon is affecting the western section of Luzon. In addition, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was spotted based at 915 km East of Virac, Catanduanes.

(As of 2:00 p.m.) Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Friday, August 2, 2019 due to inclement weather (refresh page for the updates):

METRO MANILA - all levels, public and private (starting 3pm)

SOUTH LUZON
  • Cainta, Rizal - all levels, public and private
  • Taytay, Rizal - all levels, public and private

NORTH LUZON
  • Pampanga province - all levels, public and private
  • Calumpit, Bulacan - all levels, public and private
  • Hagonoy, Bulacan - all levels, public and private
  • Bani, Pangasinan - all levels, public and private
  • Bugallon, Pangasinan - all levels, public and private
  • Infanta, Pangasinan - all levels, public and private
  • Calasiao, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Lingayen, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Mangatarem, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • San Carlos City, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Sual, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Urbiztondo, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Aguilar, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Dagupan City, Pangasinan - preschool to senior high school, public and private
  • Bolinao, Pangasinan - preschool, public and private

Monsoon rains will be experienced over Pangasinan province while cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Apayao, Abra, Benguet, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Kalinga and Aurora due to Southwest monsoon.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers is expected over the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya caused by Localized thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds coming from the Southwest will prevail over Ilocos region and its coastal waters will be rough to very rough. While, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the Southwest to Northwest over the rest of Northern Luzon and in Aurora Province with slight to moderate seas.

According to the automatic class suspension guideline by DepEd, the local government units (LGUs) have the authority to declare local suspensions in areas where there is no storm signal.

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

— The Summit Express


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