Classes suspended in Pangasinan, Bulacan, parts of Valenzuela City
(Updated 8:15 a.m.) - Classes up to the high school level remained suspended Tuesday in Pangasinan province due to the threat of floods, even as classes in parts of Bulacan province and Valenzuela City also remained suspended for the day due to floods.
In Pangasinan, radio dzBB reported classes up to high school were suspended in the entire province, even as state weather forecasters said rain is still expected there for Tuesday.
"Sa Northern Luzon, ang western section, meron pa ring pag-ulan pero paminsan-minsan at hindi tulad kahapon na pag-ulan," Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration forecaster Glaiza Escollar said on dzBB.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council warned of the slow rise of rivers in the province, including:
- Allied-Sinocalan, Ingalera and Tagamunsing Rivers—may cause possible flooding in Sta. Barbara, Calasiao, Binmaley, Binalonan, Malasiqui, Dagupan and Urdaneta
- Allied-Bued, Patalan, Angalacan and Aloragat Rivers—may cause possible flooding in Mangaldan, Mapandan, San Fabian, San Jacinto, Laoac, Manaoag, Sison, Pozorrubio
- Agno River and tributaries—may cause possible flooding in Alcala, Bautista, Bayambang, San Carlos City, Urbiztondo, Mangatarem, Aguilar, Bugallon, Labrador, Lingayen.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said classes in all levels in Obando town in Bulacan were suspended as well.
Meanwhile, in Valenzuela City, classes remained suspended up to the high school level in some areas Tuesday due to the floodwaters there.
In a public advisory, the city said the suspension covers classes in day care, preschool, elementary and high school, both public and private.
The areas include:
- Arkong Bato
- Pariancillo Villa
Classes are also suspended at Dalandanan National High School, it added.