CITY OF MALOLOS–Classes in all levels in public and private schools in this capital city of Bulacan including in other coastal towns of the province were suspended on Tuesday second day of face to face classes due to typhoon Florita.
Mayor Christian Natividad announced his order on social media as of press time. He said because of the sudden higher intensity of typhoon Florita and the moderate to heavy rains according to Pag-asa, he has to suspend the classes in all levels for the protection of the students.
Natividad said the suspension of classes will be until Wednesday.
Bulacan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office head Felicizima Mungcal said four barangays and its respective schools in Paombong also cancelled their classes.
Department of Education (DepEd) Bulacan Schools Division Superintendent Zenia Mostoles said all levels in Hagonoy and in the elementary school in the island barangay of Salambao in Obando were also suspended due to high tide and rains.
Obando Mayor Leonardo Valeda said he had to cancel the classes in island Barangay Salambao despite the upgrading he ordered constructed in the two classrooms in time for the Monday’s opening of classes because of the more than 1 ft. flood water in the roads due to high tide and rains.
Mayor Agatha Cruz of Guiguinto said they also cancelled afternoon classes in all levels in both public and private schools in the town. The cancellation will last until Wednesday.