#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for 26 July 2023 due to typhoon “Egay”

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for 26 July 2023 due to typhoon “Egay”

(UPDATED as of 9:30 AM of 26 JULY 2023)

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported early Wednesday that typhoon “Egay” (international name: Doksuri) was last spotted over the coastal waters of Calayan, Cagayan (19.0°N, 121.7°E).

“Egay” is further intensifying the monsoon rains being experienced in much of Luzon, including Metro Manila. According to PAGASA, the super typhoon carries maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometers per hour (KPH), with gustiness of up to 240 KPH, and central pressure of 935 hPa. It is moving west northwestward at 20 KPH, with strong winds extending outwards up to 700 kilometers from the center.

In connection with this, several local government executives have announced class suspensions in their respective areas for July 26, Wednesday:


Bataan – including work in government offices
Cagayan – including work in government offices
Ilocos Sur – including work in government offices
Zambales – including work in government offices

Angeles City
Bacolod City
Baguio City
Cabanatuan City
Kawit City
Santiago City, Isabela

Pasig City
Taguig City

Imus, Cavite

Amadeo, Cavite

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 8:00 AM of July 24, PAGASA has raised the following areas under storm warning signals:

Signal #4:
*Babuyan Islands
*Northern portion of Cagayan
*Northern portion of Ilocos Norte

Signal #3:
*Rest of Cagayan
*Northeastern portion of Isabela
*Rest of Ilocos Norte
*Northern portion of Kalinga
*Northern portion of Abra

Signal #2:
*Rest of Isabela
*Northern and central portion of Aurora
*Northern portion of Nueva Vizcaya
*Rest of Kalinga
*Rest of Abra
*Mountain Province
*Northern portion of Benguet
*Ilocos Sur
*Northern portion of La Union

Signal #1:

*Northern and central portion of Quezon
*Rest of Aurora
*Rest of La Union
*Rest of Benguet
*Rest of Nueva Vizcaya
*Nueva Ecija
*Metro Manila
*Northern portion of Batangas
*Northern portion of Catanduanes
*Camarines Norte
*Northern portion of Camarines Sur

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

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