No Classes in Metro, 5 Luzon Provinces Due to ‘Egay’
Posted by Paurong sa Huwebes, Agosto 16, 2007
No classes in Metro, 5 Luzon provinces due to ‘Egay’
By: Jonell Estillore
Thursday classes in all levels in Metro Manila and five Luzon provinces remain suspended due to Typhoon “Egay”.
Plotted at 500 km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes, by 4 a.m. Thursday, it continues to gain strength with maximum winds of 185 kilometers per hour and gustiness of 220 kph. Storm signal no. 1 is up over Catanduanes, Cagayan and Isabela provinces.
The 5 provinces where classes are suspended are Rizal, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna and Batangas provinces for all levels, as announced by Glenn Rabonza, executive officer of the National Disaster Coordinating Council.
Come Thursday evening, Egay is expected by PAG-ASA to be at 410 km east southeast of Aparri, Cagayan and by Friday evening, 200 km northeast of Aparri, Cagayan or 170 km southeast of Basco, Batanes.
On Saturday evening, the weather disturbance will be 220 km north of Basco, Batanes or near southern Taiwan.