Capitol suspends classes in all public schools in Cebu across all levels

By: Nestle L. Semilla November 24,2016 - 11:05 AM
Cebu Provincial Information Officer Jason Monteclar also encourage private schools to suspend classes. (CDN PHOTO/NESTLE L. SEMILLA)

Cebu Provincial Information Officer Jason Monteclar also encourage private schools to suspend classes. (CDN PHOTO/NESTLE L. SEMILLA)

Due to the looming Tropical Depression “Marce,” Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III ordered the suspension of classes in all levels in all public schools in the province today, November 24, and tomorrow November 25.

Cebu Provincial Information Officer Jason Monteclar also encourage private schools to suspend classes.

“For private schools, it is advisable to dismiss classes before 12 noon especially in areas prone to flashfloods and landslides,” said Monteclar.

Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing has also directed all classes in public elementary schools in the city suspended.

As of 7 a.m. on Thursday, Marce was spotted at 175 kilometers east northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Admiistration (Pagasa).

It packed a sustained maximum winds of 45 km per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 55 kph.

Pagasa has hoisted Storm Signal Number 1 over Cebu, Romblon, Cuyo Island, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Bohol, Siquijor, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Antique , Guimaras, Surigao del Norte including Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Misamis Oriental and Camiguin.

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