Palace also suspends work in private firms in flood-affected areasBy Kate Evangelista
MANILA, Philppines — Malacanang on Tuesday suspended work in private companies in Metro Manila and in provinces affected by heavy rains due to the prevailing southwest monsoon.
The affected provinces are: Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal and Bulacan.
The announcement, posted on the Department of National Defense official facebook account, was signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr..
The Palace also suspended work in all government offices and classes in all levels due to inclement weather.