Ulysses forces malls in NCR, Luzon to shut doors; parking fees waived
MANILA, Philippines — Some shopping mall chains in Luzon chose to either shut their doors or waived overnight parking charges for those seeking temporary shelter as Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) battered parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, on Thursday.
In a Facebook post, Robinsons Malls announced that the following malls will be closed: Robinsons Place Antipolo, Robinsons Cainta, Robinsons Starmills Pampanga, Robinsons Angeles, Robinsons Place Malolos, Robinsons Tagaytay, Robinsons Luisita, and Robinsons Metro East.
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Ayala Malls also announced that the following malls will be closed for Thursday: Ayala Malls Feliz, Ayala Malls Marikina, Ayala Malls Cloverleaf, Harbor Point, Marquee Mall.
Ayala Malls is closing all malls in the affected areas of typhoon Ulysses today until further notice. For complete mall hours schedule you may also visit https://ayalamalls.comKeep safe and dry, everyone!
The mall chain also announced that overnight parking fees will be waived in areas severely affected by the storm.
Araneta City’s Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza will be open from 12 noon to 8 p.m., but some stalls and shops may be closed due to bad weather conditions.
Araneta City malls will be open to serve you today from 12 nn – 8 pm.Some stores may be closed due to bad weather condition. Stand by for more updates.Stay safe everyone!#CityofFirsts #AranetaCity
SM Supermalls, in a Facebook post, said that aside from waiving overnight parking charges for Nov. 11, its malls in Luzon will be open to accommodate those seeking temporary shelter from Ulysses.
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Based on Pagasa’s latest forecast, Ulysses was last spotted at 85 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales, and packed maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph, while moving 25 kph.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 3 was hoisted over west of Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, and Pampanga, Pagasa said.
Meanwhile, other parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, were placed under TCWS No. 2.
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