LIST: Class suspension for January 16 as Taal remains restless

/ 07:07 PM January 15, 2020
LIST: Class suspension for January 16 as Taal remains restless

Residents living along Taal lake catch fish as Taal volcano erupts in Tanauan town, Batangas province south of Manila on January 14, 2020. – Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned on January 14, leaving thousands in limbo after fleeing their homes fearing a massive eruption. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — Amid the ongoing volcanic activities in Taal, several local government units have suspended classes on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

As of posting time, the following provinces have declared class suspensions:


Cavite – all levels



  • Calamba City – all levels
  • Santa Rosa City – all levels, public and private
  • Los Baños – all levels, public and private
  • Biñan City – all levels, public and private (until January 18)
  • San Pedro – all levels, public and private (until January 18)
  • Cabuyao – All levels
  • Bay – All levels

The government has sustained Alert Level 4 over Taal Volcano, which means that a fiery explosion is imminent in a matter of hours or day.

Although Taal’s volcanic activity appeared generally weak on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the worst may not be over yet.

This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates.

Edited by KGA


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