Class suspensions – August 6, 2012

Based on current news reports, classes had been suspended in the cities and municipalities listed below. Note that unless otherwise stated, the announcement covers only preschool to high school, both private and public schools. Sudden heavy rains shortly before Monday midnight caused floods in major roads and areas, the report noted.

Quezon City

Pasay City


Mandaluyong City

Marikina City

Marikina City (Only for public schools in Barangays Malanday, Nangka, Tumana, and Concepcion Uno)

San Juan City

Taguig City

San Mateo, Rizal

Rodriguez, Rizal (all levels)

(As of 11AM): Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has suspended afternoon classes in public pre-school to high school Monday, including in the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and the City College of Manila.

(Additional report from ABS-CBN)

The following schools also suspended classes in Valenzuela:

A. Deato Elementary School
Coloong Elementary School
Isla Elementary School
Pasolo Elementary School
Pio Valenzuela Elementary School
PR San Diego Elementary School
Tagalag Elementary School
Wawang Pulo Elementary School
Polo National High School

*UE Manila & UE Caloocan (preschool to high school only)

Weather update from PAGASA:

Issued at: 10:00PM, 05 August 2012 (Sunday)
Target Areas: Metro Manila

Heavy to intense rainfall ( 7.5 to 30 mm ) was observed over Manila for the past hour. Occasional moderate to heavy rainfall is expected and most likely to continue for the next 3 hours.
• FLOODING IS THREATENING in low-lying areas and those located near the river channels
• People are advised to closely MONITOR the weather condition and WATCH OUT for the next warning.

Here’s a guide to the different rainfall warnings used by PAGASA (credits:
@ANCALERTS THIS JUST IN: La Mesa Dam reaches spilling level of 80.15m

PS: This post will be updated as soon as new information becomes available.

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