PAGASA raises signal no. 4 in Visayas due to Typhoon Yolanda, Metro Manila under signal No. 2

Metro Manila’s under Signal No. 2.

GMA News Online reports that PAGASA has declared storm signal no. 4 over 20 areas in the Visayas on Friday morning (November 8) due to the strong winds and "heavy to intense rainfall" brought by super typhoon Yolanda.

 

According to the report, "at least 14,389 people were evacuated from their homes in parts of Visayas and Mindanao due to the threat from Typhoon Yolanda," which packs maximum sustained winds of 225 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 260 kph." PAGASA has raised signal no. 2 over Metro Manila and 14 other areas in anticipation of the torrential rains to be brought by the typhoon.

Classes have been suspended in the affected areas, as well as in 12 cities in Metro Manila due to the typhoon. The tropical cyclone is said to be the strongest typhoon to have ever formed on Earth for 2013.
The following are the class suspensions implemented in Metro Manila:

  • Muntinlupa (all levels)
  • Pateros (all levels)
  • Marikina (all levels)
  • Valenzuela (preschool to high school)
  • Pasig City (all levels)
  • Taguig (preschool only)
  • Quezon City (preschool to high school)
  • Mandaluyong (all levels)
  • Pasay (all levels)
  • Caloocan (preschool to high school)
  • San Juan City (all levels)
  • Parañaque City (all levels)
  • Malabon (preschool to high school)
  • Navotas City (all levels)
  • Makati City (preschool to high school)

 

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