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SC suspends work in NCR courts

/ 08:42 AM July 18, 2018

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The Supreme Court (SC) has suspended work for all courts in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday.

In an advisory posted on Twitter, Acting Chief Justice Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio ordered the work suspension “in view of the continuos rain and persistent threats of flooding”, citing the state weather agency’s rainfall alerts.

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Caprio’s work suspension order also covered the SC, Court of Appeals, Sandiganbayan, and Court of Tax Appeals.

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said monsoon rain will persist in Metro Manila and most parts of Luzon on Wednesday.

READ: Rain to continue over Luzon; new LPA likely to become storm in 24 hrs

It also said the low pressure area 540 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan may intensify into a tropical depression in the next 24 hours.  /kga

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