#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for 25 July 2023 due to typhoon “Egay”

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for 25 July 2023 due to typhoon “Egay”

(UPDATED AS OF 11:00 AM, July 25)

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported late Monday night that typhoon “Egay” (international name: Doksuri) was last spotted 425 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora (16.7°N, 125.4°E).

“Egay” is further intensifying the monsoon rains being experienced in much of Luzon, including Metro Manila. According to PAGASA, the typhoon carries maximum sustained winds of 205 kilometers per hour (KPH), with gustiness of up to 190 KPH, and central pressure of 955 hPa. It is moving west southwestward at 15 KPH, with strong winds extending outwards up to 600 kilometers from the center.

As of late Monday night, the local government executives have announced class suspensions in their respective areas:


Ilocos Sur

Angeles City
Malabon City
Pasig City
Tuguegarao City


Rodriguez, Rizal
San Mateo, Rizal

According to Department of Education order #37 series of 2022 signed by Vice President and concurrent Education Secretary Sara Duterte-Carpio, both in-person and online classes as well as work in schools situated in local government units where a storm warning signal has been raised. Meanwhile, local government executives have the discretion to suspend classes in their respective areas if they deem it necessary.

As of 11:00 PM of July 24, PAGASA has raised the following areas under storm warning signals:

Signal #3:

*Eastern portion of mainland Cagayan
*Northeastern portion of Isabela (Divilacan, Maconacon)

Signal #2:

*Babuyan Islands
*Rest of mainland Cagayan
*Rest of Isabela
*Northern portion of Nueva Vizcaya
*Mountain Province
*Northern portion of Benguet
*Ilocos Norte
*Ilocos Sur
*Northern and central portion of Aurora

Signal #1:

*La Union
*Rest of Benguet
*Rest of Nueva Vizcaya
*Rest of Aurora
*Nueva Ecija
*Metro Manila
*Central and eastern portions of Romblon
*Camarines Norte
*Camarines Sur

*Northern Samar
*Northern and central portions of Samar
*Northern and central portions of Eastern Samar

The Filipino Scribe will be updating this article if and when new information becomes available.

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