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7 Laguna towns suspend classes due to ‘Tisoy’

/ 05:36 PM December 01, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines — Classes were suspended seven towns in Laguna province as authorities braced for coming of Typhoon Tisoy (internationally known as Kammuri).

A three-day class suspension, from Dec. 2 to 4, was declared in the towns of Santa Cruz and Majayjay, while classes would be suspended in Liliw from Dec. 2 to 3.

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Classes in Victoria, Los Baños, Famy, and Pila would be suspended on Dec. 2.

In a phone interview on Sunday afternoon, Laguna disaster response chief Aldwin Cejo said the class suspensions covered all levels, both in public and private schools.

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He said the province had not yet felt the effects of the typhoon, as of Sunday, except for light rainfall in some parts.

Cejo said the class suspensions were a preemptive measure by the local governments in anticipation of a strong weather disturbance.

Authorities were also closely monitoring flood and landslide-prone areas to assess if there would be a need to implement preemptive evacuations.

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