#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, November 15, 2019


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MANILA, Philippines – Classes have been suspended in several areas on Friday, November 15, 2019 due to inclement weather brought by Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi).
#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, November 15, 2019

In the 5:00 pm update of DOST-PAGASA, 'Bagyong Ramon' was spotted based on all available data at 500 km East of Baler, Aurora. It maintains strength as it continues to move north-northwestward.

This Friday, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over the eastern portion of Cagayan and Isabela. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Northern Aurora, Camarines Norte, and Polillo Island.

Here's the updated list of class suspensions for Friday, November 15, 2019 due to 'Bagyong Ramon' (refresh page for the updates):

SOUTH LUZON

NORTHERN/CENTRAL LUZON
  • Isabela - all levels, public and private
  • Nueva Vizcaya - all levels, public only
  • Quirino - all levels (public and private), until November 16 (Saturday)

On Saturday, light to moderate to occasionally heavy rains may be experienced over Cagayan, Northern Aurora, and the eastern portion of Isabela. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Apayao and the rest of Isabela and Aurora.

Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to flooding and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm or Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WIND SIGNAL

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 (61-120 km/h Expected in 24 hours) was raised over the area of Catanduanes.

Signal No. 1 (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours) is up over the areas of: Eastern portion of Isabela (Divilacan, Palanan, Dinapigue), Northern Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, Dinalungan), Polillo Island, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Albay.

AUTOMATIC CLASS SUSPENSIONS

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.

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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