MANILA, Philippines – Several local government units have already declared a suspension of classes for December 4, Wednesday, in anticipation of the strong rains and winds brought by Typhoon Tisoy (International name: Kammuri).
As of 6:30 p.m., classes from all levels, both public and private schools, have been suspended in Marikina and the whole province of Cavite.
Latest reports from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Tisoy weakened further but can still cause considerable damage, as it packs maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of 200 kph.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 3 is still raised over Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island, and Batangas.
Signal No. 2 prevails over Romblon, Camarines Norte, Metro Manila, Bulacan, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Rizal, Quezon including Polillo Islands, Zambales, Marinduque, Cavite, and Laguna, northern portion of Camarines Sur, southern Nueva Ecija, southern Aurora, and Calamian Islands.
Meanwhile, the southern portions of Quirino, the rest of Aurora, the northern portion of Palawan, the rest of Camarines Sur, Cuyo Islands, Pangasinan, the southern portion of Nueva Vizcaya, Burias Island, rest of Nueva Ecija, Northern Aklan, and northern Antique are all under Signal No. 1.
Pagasa expects frequent to continuous heavy rains especially in Quezon and Rizal between late Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
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