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CSC suspends work in areas affected by Typhoon Tisoy

/ 09:19 AM December 03, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced the suspension of work on Tuesday due to Typhoon Tisoy (International name: Kammuri).

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The suspension covers CSC Regional Offices in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol Region, and in Metro Manila,  according to Commissioner Aileen Lizada and Public Assistance and Information Office Director Liza Agamata.

Work at its headquarters in  Quezon City will also be suspended.

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“In view of the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Tisoy, work is suspended today, 3 December 2019, at the CSC Central Office, and at the following CSC Regional Offices including their respective Field Offices: CSC National Capital Region, CSC Regional Office III, CSC Regional Office IV, CSC Regional Office V,” CSC’s statement said.

Tisoy made landfall early Tuesday morning in Sorsogon, and is moving west at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour (kph).  The state weather bureau said the typhoon slightly weakened after hitting land, but remains to be a destructive force.

It is now packing maximum sustained winds of 155 kph and gustiness of up to 235 kph.  The latest forecast said that Tisoy’s eye was last seen in the vicinity of San Pascual, Masbate (Burias Island).

UPDATE: Tisoy slightly weakens but remains a strong, destructive typhoon

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