Taguig City suspends classes in the afternoon due to heavy rain. #WhatCouldBeTheReason?

The local government in Taguig City decided to suspend the afternoon classes due to the heavy rain and subsequent flooding risk. Safety and the well-being are paramount, so this decision was made to avoid any inconvenience or harm that could be caused by inclement weather. By suspending afternoon classes, students will not have to commute during dangerous times. This ensures their safety, and minimizes disruptions in their learning.

Taguig City’s proactive approach shows the commitment of local government to prioritizing residents and students. The suspension of afternoon classes will allow families to make the necessary arrangements, and students to avoid unnecessary risks. Students are protected from possible accidents or dangerous road conditions by staying inside during heavy rain. This decision is a reflection of the city’s commitment to creating a conducive and safe environment for learning. It emphasizes the importance of safeguarding its residents’ well-being and taking precautionary steps to mitigate any possible risks.

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MANILA, Philippines — The city of Taguig on Thursday suspended classes at all levels in the afternoon due to the continuous heavy rainfall brought by the combined effects of a low-pressure area and the southwest monsoon.

At 2:00 PM, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, or Pagasa, issued a warning of heavy rainfall in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

According to the state’s weather bureau, flooding has been reported. “possible” Yellow Alert: Low-lying areas, river channels and other low-lying areas are at risk.

“Based on the guidelines released by the Department of Education thru DepEd Order No. 37 Series of 2022, classes in all levels (public and private) in Taguig City are automatically suspended this afternoon, July 13, 2023,” In a public statement, the city’s office of public information said.

In its weather forecast for Thursday morning, Pagasa stated that the LPA had been spotted last 295 km east of Infanta in Quezon and was unlikely to become a storm.

Rain showers and storms are expected in Metro Manila as well as other parts of the Philippines due to the southwest monsoon.

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