Manila afternoon classes suspended

Posted at 08/01/12 10:25 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Afternoon classes in the city of Manila are suspended due to intermittent rains, Mayor Alfredo Lim announced Wednesday.

“I order afternoon classes from elementary to high school in PUBLIC schools suspended,” Lim said in his official Twitter account.

Several areas and schools earlier suspended classes due to strong rains and winds.

PAGASA said typhoon “Gener” continues to enhance the southwest monsoon, bringing rains to the northern part of the Philippines.