Afternoon classes suspended in Pasay

Posted at 08/03/2012 11:35 AM | Updated as of 08/03/2012 11:35 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Classes were suspended on Friday in some areas due to continuous rains and flooding.

Pasay City suspended afternoon classes from pre-school to high school in public and private schools, while classes remained suspended in Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela and Obando.

Navotas, which was placed under a state of calamity on Wednesday following massive flooding that hit 10 barangays, announced yesterday that there will be no classes on Friday from pre-school to college in both public and private schools.

Malabon officials, meanwhile, said classes are suspended from pre-school to high school on Friday in the city due to strong rains and the risk of the Malabon-Navotas River overflowing at high tide.

Classes were also called off at the City of Malabon University and City of Malabon Polytechnic Institute.

Some Valenzuela schools also suspended classes in the elementary and secondary levels on Friday.

These include: A. Fernando Elementary School; Rincon Elementary School; Pasolo Elementary School; Isla Elementary School; Tagalag Elementary School; Coloong Elementary School; Wawang Pulo Elementary School and High School; P. Valenzuela Elementary School; Deato Elementary School; PR San Diego Elementary School; and Polo High School.

In Bulacan, classes are still suspended in Obando and Hagonoy West in Bulacan. Obando is still affected by massive flooding, and was also placed in a state of calamity.