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    #WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions on Monday, January 13, 2020

    MANILA, Philippines – Classes and government work have been suspended in several areas on Monday, January 13, 2020 due to continuous ash eruption of Taal Volcano.

    #WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Monday, January 13, 2019

    The Malacañang Palace has directed the suspension of classes in all levels and work in government in the affected areas of Calabarzon, the National Capital Region and Region 3 today, January 13, 2020.

    UPDATE: #WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    This is in view of the phreatic eruption of the Taal Volcano, as reported by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), as well as of the recommendation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

    "The suspension of work does not apply to frontline response agencies involved in disaster response, delivery of basic and health service, and/or other vital services," the statement from Salvador S. Panelo, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson added.

    Meanwhile, the Office of the President highly encourages the private sector to suspend work for the safety of their employees.

    As of 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the volcano alert level from 3 (magmatic unrest) to Level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent).

    Previous announcements of class suspensions as Taal Volcano rumbles:

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

    SOUTHERN LUZON
    • Batangas province - all levels (public and private)
    • Cavite province - all levels (public and private)
    • Laguna province - all levels (public and private)

    CENTRAL LUZON
    • Bataan - all levels (public and private)
    • Bulacan province - all levels (public and private)
    • Pampanga - all levels (public and private)
    • Angeles City - all levels (public and private)
    • Capas, Tarlac - all levels (public and private)
    • Concepcion, Tarlac - all levels (public and private)

    SCHOOLS
    • UP- Los Baños

    PHIVOLCS director Renato Solidum has stated that Taal Volcano in Batangas has started spewing ashes on Sunday morning. They explained that the phreatic eruption was due to the volcano’s hydro-thermal activities.

    WATCH: Taal Volcano erupts; PHIVOLCS raises alert level 2, evacuation ordered

    From PHIVOLCS’ camera monitoring, eruption was recorded at around 11:00 a.m. After three hours, the volcano released a stronger explosion spewing a kilometer-tall of ash column at around 2:00 pm. They also noted six earthquakes since 1:00 p.m. within Batangas province.

    The Batangas provincial disaster management officials have already ordered a preemptive evacuation of residents around the volcano.

    — The Summit Express

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