Class suspensions for October 2 2015 due to tropical storm ‘Kabayan’

october 2 2015 class suspensions
Classes in some areas are suspended today, October 2, because of tropical storm "Kabayan" (Credits: Official website of PAGASA)

UPDATE, 5:45 AM

Because of possible torrential rains and flash floods due to tropical storm “Kabayan” (international code: 22W) and the enhanced southwest monsoon or habagat, some local government units have announced class suspensions for today, October 2.

According to the 11PM storm bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), “Kabayan” carries maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph. It is moving west northwest at 20 kilometers per hour.

Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 300 km diameter of the tropical storm.
“Kabayan” is expected to make landfall over Aurora province around 2 to 4 AM today.

october 2 2015 class suspensions
Classes in some areas are suspended today, October 2, because of tropical storm “Kabayan” (Credits: Official website of PAGASA)

“Kabayan” is projected to be 250 km West Southwest of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Friday evening, eventually moving out of the Philippine area of responsibility by Saturday.

The weather bureau also placed storm warnings in the following areas:

Signal #2 (no classes until high school)

Aurora, Northern Quezon including Polillo Islands, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, La Union, Pangasinan, Tarlac, and Nueva Ecija

Signal #1 (no classes for preschool)

Isabela, Ifugao, Mt. Province, Kalinga, Abra, Ilocos Sur, Zambales, Pampanga, Bataan, Bulacan, Rizal, Rest of Quezon, Camarines Norte, and Metro Manila

As stipulated in President Benigno Aquino III’s Executive Order 66, classes until high school are automatically suspended in areas under signal #2 while classes in preschool are canceled in areas under signal #1.

ADDITIONAL CLASS SUSPENSIONS:

ALL LEVELS

Valenzuela City
Pateros
Malabon City
Marikina City
Quezon City
Mandaluyong City
San Juan City
Caloocan City
Taguig City
Paranaque City
Navotas City
Pasay City
Makati City
Pasig City
Muntinlupa City
Manila
Bataan
Nueva Ecija

UP TO HIGH SCHOOL

Malolos, Bulacan
Angeles, Pampanga

Take note that other LGUs and school administrations may suspend classes in the following hours. Please refresh The Filipino Scribe for updates.

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3 Comments on Class suspensions for October 2 2015 due to tropical storm ‘Kabayan’

  1. When will come a time when all electrical grid cables are buried underground like Hongkong. No matter how strong a tropical storm is, there will be no blackout.

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