WALANG PASOK: Class suspensions on Oct. 26 due to Typhoon Quinta
MANILA, Philippines — Classes were suspended by more local government units on Monday as Typhoon Quinta pounded more parts of the country.
Mayor Lenlen Oreta of Malabon City suspended classes in all levels in both public and private schools “due to the heavy rains” brought about by the typhoon that “may lead to power interruption and internet connectivity issues.”
The following areas suspended classes due to Typhoon Quinta:
Pasay City – all levels, public and private
Quezon City – from kindergarten to senior high school
Mandaluyong City – all levels, public and private
Malabon City – all levels, public and private
City of Manila – all levels, public and private
San Juan City – all levels, public and private
Caloocan City – all levels, public and private
Taguig City – all levels, public and private
Laguna – all levels, public and private
Camarines Sur – classes in all levels
Naga City – classes in all levels
Albay – classes in all levels
Sorsogon – classes in all levels (until Tuesday, Oct. 27)
Cavite – classes in all levels
Batangas – classes in all levels
Lucena City – classes in all levels
Bataan – classes in all levels
Quinta was last spotted in the vicinity of Socorro, Oriental Mindoro and is moving west at 25 kilometers per hour (kph), according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
It has a maximum sustained winds of 125 kph near the center and a gustiness of up to 180 kph.
The typhoon is forecast to exit the Philippine area of responsibility Tuesday morning.
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