Senate suspends work on Monday due to Karding | Inquirer News

Senate suspends work on Monday due to Karding

/ 05:50 PM September 25, 2022
Senate suspends work Karding

Facade of the Senate building in Pasay City. (Philippine Daily Inquirer file photo)

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has suspended work in its office in Pasay City on Monday as Metro Manila starts to feel the impact of Super Typhoon Karding.

“In view of the approaching Super Typhoon Karding… Senate President Juan Miguel F. Zubiri has declared the suspension of work at the Senate for tomorrow, 26 September 2022,” Senate Secretary Renato Bantug Jr. said in an advisory on Sunday.

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The Senate session will resume work on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m., according to Bantug.

In its 2 p.m. update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) hoisted Signal No. 4 in the northern portion of Metro Manila (Marikina, Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, and Quezon City), while the rest of Metro Manila is under Signal No. 3.

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Karding was spotted Sunday before noon at 115 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon or 76 kilometers east of Polillo Islands, packing maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center with gustiness of up to 240 kph, according to Pagasa.

READ: Parts of Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon, Aurora under Signal No. 5 due to Karding

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Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief efforts to the families affected by Typhoon Karding. Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No.: 007960018860 and through Maya

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