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Classes still suspended in Navotas, Malabon, Valenzuela, Bulacan

August 3, 2012 7:31am

Classes will remain suspended in schools in Navotas, Malabon and Valenzuela Cities Friday, in the wake of the flood and heavy rain brought by Typhoon Gener.

In Valenzuela City, the city government issued an advisory indicating classes remain suspended in at least 12 schools.

These include:

1. Rincon Elementary School
2. Pasolo Elementary School
3. Isla Elementary School
4. Tagalag Elementary School
5. Coloong Elementary School
6. Pio Valenzuela Elementary School
7. Wawangpulo Elementary School
8. A. Deato Elementary School
9. P.R. San Diego Elementary School
10. A. Fernando Elementary School
11. Polo National High School
12. Wawang Pulo National High School

Several areas of the city remained flooded, several days after the southwest monsoon enhanced by Gener dumped rain on Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

Meanwhile, classes in Navotas City will remain suspended in all levels in public and private schools on Friday.

In a post on its Twitter account, Navotas cited forecasts of continuous rain, strong wind, high tide and damaged dikes.

“Still NO CLASSES in Navotas City tomorrow, Aug 3, in all levels, public & private due to continuous rain, strong wind, high tide & damaged dikes,” the city government said.

According to the city’s Facebook account, sandbags have been stacked along Malabon-Navotas River and coastal areas facing Manila Bay to prevent flash floods.

In Bulacan, the Department of Education said classes are still suspended in Obando and Hagonoy West.

Morning classes suspended in Malabon

In Malabon City, radio dzBB reported morning classes were suspended up to the high school level in all public and private schools.

Morning classes were also suspended in the City of Malabon University and the City of Malabon Polytechnic Institute.

The city government was to announce at 10 a.m. if afternoon classes will also be suspended, the dzBB report quoted city public information officer Bong Padua as saying.

Padua pointed out 13 of the city's 21 villages were still flooded. — LBG, GMA News
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