LEGAZPI CITY – More local government executives in Bicol suspended classes on Monday in anticipation of the effects of heavy rains brought by the shear line and low pressure area, and the transportation strike.

In Camarines Sur, Governor Vincenzo Renato Luigi Villafuerte said in a memo on Sunday that classes at all levels in public and private schools were suspended in consideration of public traffic affected by the strike and possible flooding and mudslides in high-water areas. risk.

Local authorities have advised government agencies and the private sector to provide alternative transport services and enable work-from-home schemes for those affected.

In Masbate province, classes in private and public schools were also suspended in the cities of San Fernando, Monreal, Milagros, Uson, Palanas, Dimasalang, Pio V. Corpus and Masbate City.

In the province of Sorsogon, pre-school to secondary classes were also suspended in Sta. Magdalena City in anticipation of the effects of heavy rains.

The local council of Prieto Diaz also suspended classes in primary and secondary schools due to the bad weather.

The mayor of the city of Sorsogon, Ma. Ester Hamor, also ordered the suspension of classes from pre-school to secondary education.

At 8 a.m. Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, Southern Luzon, issued a yellow rain warning in Masbate and Sorsogon, meaning heavy rain could cause flooding in low-lying areas and near river channels .

Earlier, Albay Governor Edcel Greco Lagman ordered the suspension of classes at all levels due to heavy rains and encouraged schools to implement a hybrid learning mode. INQ


Heavy rains cause flooding and suspension of classes in Bicol

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