#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for 27 July 2023 due to typhoon “Egay”
(UPDATED as of 1:30 PM of 27 JULY 2023)
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported late Thursday that typhoon “Egay” (international name: Doksuri) has slightly weakened and was last spotted 95 kilometers west northwest of Calayan, Cagayan (19.5°N, 120.6°E).
For the past few days now, “Egay” has been intensifying the monsoon rains being experienced in much of Luzon, including Metro Manila.
In connection with this, several local government executives have announced class suspensions in their respective areas for July 27, Thursday:
La Trinidad City
San Fernando City
Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro
UP TO SHS:
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 5:00 AM of July 27, PAGASA has raised the following areas under storm warning signals:
*Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
*Northern and central portion of Ilocos Sur
*Northern portion of Zambales
*Rest of Ilocos Sur
The Filipino Scribe will be updating this article if and when new information becomes available.