have already been lifted as Tropical Storm 'Falcon' (international name: Danas) left the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday afternoon, but the monsoon continues to affect parts of the country, specifically Luzon, the weather bureau said in its 4:00 a.m.
Briones also noted that as to the announcement of class suspensions due to inclement weather, the DepEd's policy remains wherein "classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals
, while local government units (LGUs)--not DepEd--decide on and announce class suspensions within their areas of jurisdiction during calamities in the absence of a storm signal
On Monday the Pagasa raised storm signals
in 18 of Mindanao's 27 provinces, and while Davao City, for instance, was not in the storm advisory, its local officials and school authorities announced as early as Monday to their students and faculty to stay home on Tuesday.
Some of the storm signals
are out there, we need to listen carefully and heed to their warnings.
have been lifted as Tropical Storm Falcon (international name: Danas) left the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Thursday afternoon.
1 has been hoisted over the following areas: Southern Leyte Dinagat Islands Surigao del Norte Agusan del Norte Agusan del Sur Davao del Norte Compostela Valley Northern Davao Oriental Northern Davao del Sur North Cotabato Bukidnon Misamis Oriental Camiguin Storm signals
could be raised over Bohol, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao before Thursday afternoon, Pagasa also said.
Nona" (international name: "Melor") intensified into a severe tropical storm and barreled toward the country yesterday, raising storm signals
in Eastern Visayas and Bicol and threatening disaster-prone areas in the east coast with giant waves, flooding and landslides as it is expected to make landfall this afternoon, civil defense and weather officials warned.
Pagasa further warned small vessels against sea travel in areas under storm signals
and the eastern seaboards of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and the Visayas.
MANILA, Philippines Tropical Storm Vintaintensified Friday afternoon as it continued to hurtle toward the Philippine landmass, posing a threat to the CARAGA region and placing a large swath of areas in the Visayas and Mindanao under tropical storm signals
. In its 5 p.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the storm signals
in the country have been lifted as typhoon Kabayan continued its trek towards China.
All storm signals
have been lifted but the orange rainfall warning was in place over Surigao de Sur, Agusan del Sur, South Cotabato, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley.
About 3,000 passengers and 330 trucks, buses, vans, and cars were reported stranded in the ports of Sorsogon, Masbate, Camarines Sur, and Albay after the Philippine Coast Guard issued a "no sailing" order in three Bicol ports Friday after storm signals
were raised in the area, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said.