Class suspensions for September 19 2014

Class suspensions for September 19 2014

With tropical storm “Mario” expected to bring heavy rains and with flash floods expected to come soon after, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa has announced the suspension of classes for the entire Metro Manila. He made the announcement around 6:15 AM, as reported by Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Erwin Aguilon:

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Classes in Metro Manila are suspended for September 19 2014

Prior to Ochoa’s announcement, local government units took it upon themselves to issue class suspensions for their respective jurisdictions, one of which is Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista.

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Classes are suspended in Quezon City, September 19 2014

Here’s the latest rainfall warning alert from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration’s Facebook page:

Heavy Rainfall Warning No.5 ‪#‎NCR_PRSD‬
Weather System: Tropical Storm MARIO
Issued at 6:00 AM September 19,2014 (Friday)

Warning Level: RED
Areas: Rizal, Bulacan and Metro Manila
Impact: SEVERE FLOODING is expected.
Warning Level: ORANGE
Areas: Laguna
Warning Level: YELLOW
Areas: Cavite, Batangas and Quezon
Impact: : FLOODING in low-lying areas may still prevail over these areas.

Meanwhile, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains affecting Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Bataan and Tarlac which may persist within 3 hours.

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