#WalangPasok: Class suspensions on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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#WalangPasok: Class cancellations on August 15, 2018 (Wednesday)

(Manila, Philippines) – Several LGU’s and Schools in Luzon have suspended classes on Wednesday, August 15 due to heavy rainfall and flash floods brought about by the enhanced southwest monsoon or hanging “Habagat.”

#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for August 15

#WalangPasok Announcements – Class suspensions for August 15

(As of 8:20 PM, August 14, 2018) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work on Tuesday:

Metro Manila
  • Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit, public and private (source)
  • Marikina City – All Levels, private and public schools (source)

Northern Luzon

  • Dagupan City – All Levels, private and public schools, until Wednesday, August 15 (source)
  • Narvacan, Ilocos Sur – All Levels, private and public schools (source)
  • Binmaley, Pangasinan – All Levels, private and public schools (source)
  • Lingayen, Pangasinan – All Levels, private and public schools (source)
Cordillera Administrative Region
  • Itogon, Benguet – preschool to senior high school (public and private) (source)
  • Kabayan, Benguet – preschool to senior high school (public and private) (source)
  • Kapangan, Benguet – preschool to senior high school (public and private) (source)
  • Kibungan, Benguet – All Levels, private and public schools (source)
  • La Trinidad, Benguet – preschool to senior high school (public and private) (source)

Central Luzon

  • Angeles City – all levels, public and private (source)
  • Pampanga Province – all levels, public and private (source)

Southern Luzon

  • Rodriguez, Rizal – all levels, public and private (source)
  • San Mateo, Rizal – preschool to senior high school, public and private (source)
Provinces
  • Entire Province of Pampanga – Apalit, Angeles City, Arayat, Bacolor, Candaba, Floridablanca, Guagua, Lubao, Mabalacat, Macabebe, Magalang, Masantol, Mexico, Minalin, Porac, San Fernando, San Luis, San Simon, Santa Ana, Santa Rita, Santo Tomas, and Sasmuan. (No classes in all levels, public and private schools)
Schools, Universities, and Colleges
  • No announcements yet as of this writing
Walang Pasok Updates
Walang Pasok Updates

Southwest Monsoon Update by PAGASA issued at 12:00AM, 14 August 2018 

Rainfall Warning No. 13 FINAL
Weather System: Southwest Monsoon

Light to moderate rainfall was observed over Metro Manila, Bataan, Zambales, Batangas, and Bulacan for the past 1 hour. With this development, HEAVY RAINFALL WARNING over these areas has been TERMINATED.

Light to moderate with occasional heavy rains still affecting Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija which may persist within 1-2 hours. Expect light to moderate with occasional heavy rains over Metro Manila, Cavite, and Pampanga within the next 1-2 hours.

The public and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices concerned are still advised to MONITOR the weather condition.

FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS
PlaceWeather ConditionCaused byImpacts
Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, Bataan, and Occidental MindoroMonsoon RainsSouthwest MonsoonPossible flooding and landslides due to moderate to occasional heavy rains
Metro Manila and the rest of Central Luzon and CALABARZONOccasional RainsSouthwest MonsoonPossible flooding and landslides due to scattered rains and thunderstorms
The rest of LuzonPartly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains or thunderstormsSouthwest MonsoonPossible flooding and landslides due to scattered rains and thunderstorms
 Visayas and MindanaoPartly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showersLocalized thunderstormsPossible flash floods and landslides due to moderate to occasionally heavy rains or thunderstorms
FORECAST WIND AND COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS
PlaceWindsCoastal Waters
(Wave Height)
SpeedDirection
Western and northern sections of LuzonStrong to GaleSouthwestRough to Very Rough

(2.6   –  4.5 m)

The rest of the countryModerate to StrongSouthwestModerate to Rough

(1.2   –  3.4 m)

No Classes / Class Suspensions for August 14, 2018 (Tuesday)
No Classes / Class Suspensions for August 15, 2018 (Wednesday)

#WalangPasok: Agosto 15, Miyerkules

Department of Education (DepEd) Class Suspension Guideline:

  • DepEd Calls on parents to determine whether their children should go to school during typhoons, floods and other calamities in the absence of official announcements from DepEd.
  • In the absence of storm signal warnings, LGU are expected to announce whole day class cancellations not later than 4:30AM or half day class suspensions not later than 11:00AM.
  • Storm signal warning declared by PAGASA between 10:00pm and 4:30AM reflect the whole day cancellation of classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
  • Storm signal warnings declared by PAGASA by 11:00AM automatically suspend the same day’s afternoon classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.

*Suspension of classes for the tertiary level (colleges and universities) will be at the discretion of school management.

Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes When Typhoons and Other Calamities Occur
Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes When Typhoons and Other Calamities Occur image via DepEd
Cancellation of Classes from DEPED
Cancellation of Classes from DEPED
DepEd Automatic Class Suspensions and Cancellations
DepEd Automatic Class Suspensions and Cancellations
DepEd Advisory on Class Suspensions
DepEd Advisory on Class Suspensions
DepEd Class Cancellations - PAGASA
DepEd Class Cancellations – PAGASA

Flight Cancellations in the Philippines

(We are still waiting for updates from Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines.)

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