Tuesday, July 3, 2012

List of class suspensions as heavy downpour hits Manila, nearby provinces

Several schools have suspended their classes, some upon the order of the local government, due to the heavy downpour that flooded several parts of the metro and nearby provinces.

According to various reports from DepEd, radio stations and university announcements, the following cities and schools have suspended classes:

All classes in preschool to highschool in all schools (Private and Public) in Cainta, Rizal; Pasay City; Paranaque City; Pasig City; Las Pinas City; Marikina City, Makati City; San Juan; Bacoor, Cavite; and Quezon City.

Afternoon classes in all public schools in the City of Manila (Declared by Mayor Lim)

Suspended classes in Malabon: Tonsuya Elem School; Panghulo Elem School unit 1; Catmon Integrated School, Malabon Elem School,; Dampalit Elem School 1; Malabon Elem School; Santolan Elem School; Amang Rodriguez Elem School; Ramon Camus Integrated Elementary School; Concepcion Elementary School; Dela Paz Elem School Muzon Elem School;Niugan Elem School; Santiago Syjuco ESM.

Classes in pre-school to highschool in public schools are also suspended in Navotas while classes in all levels in Taguig City, Caloocan City, and Muntinlupa have also been suspended.

In Valenzuela: Karuhatan Nat'l School and Karuhatan West ES

Colleges/ Universities

Classes are meanwhile suspended in the following colleges and universities:

Afternoon classes in PUP in Sta. Mesa, San Juan, Commonwealth and Taguig
De La Salle University: Classes in all levels & in all campuses from 1:00 pm onwards
UST: Everybody is expected to be out of the campus by 2:00pm
UP Manila: Classes only until noon.
New Era University: to dismiss classes by 12 noon.
St. Scholastica's College Manila: all levels suspended
UE Caloocan and UE Manila; Letran Manila; UA&P; Central Colleges of the Philippines; San Beda; Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila: Assumption Antipolo; FEU; Adamson University

UP Diliman students who are stranded outside the campus are also excused from attending classes.

Senate has also sent employees home due to the downpour.

There is no typhoon but a low pressure area brought heavy rains and resulted to flooding in metro roads.

"At 11:00 AM, rainfall was observed at 5.53 mm at Science Garden, Quezon City, 6.5mm at La Mesa Dam,3.7 mm at Port Area, Manila, 4.8 mm at Dalandanan, Valenzuela City, 4.0 mm at Pasig City and 3.5 mm at Ususan, Taguig City and most likely to continue for the next hour," Pagasa said.

"POSSIBLE FLOODING in low-lying areas and those located near the river channels," Pagasa added in its Twitter account.

Widespread rains have also been noted in Bulacan, Bataan, and Pampanga.