PAGASA downgrades rainfall advisory to yellow; UP Manila suspends classes
PAGASA downgraded before 9 a.m. its rainfall advisory over Metro Manila, after noting "moderate to heavy" rainfall over the area.
'Karen' now a super typhoon, JTWC of the US says. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center of the United States says 'Karen' has become a super typhoon, while the PAGASA says it is still a typhoon with top near center winds of 185 kph and gusts of 220 kph. PAGASA
But PAGASA advised the public to remain vigilant and monitor weather conditions.
Meanwhile, the University of the Philippines Manila campus suspended classes shortly before 9 a.m.
It tweeted the Office of the Chancellor ordered the suspension of Saturday classes in UP Manila.
Office work at the UP Manila was also suspended, but Philippine General Hospital operations will "continue as usual." — LBG, GMA News
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