Suspension of classes today, October 4, 2023 could be possible due to Typhoon ‘Jenny’. As of midnight of October 4, 2023, Bagyong ‘Jenny’ has reportedly continued to affect northern parts of Luzon while simultaneously escalating the southwest monsoon in numerous parts of the country for the following two days, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). “Walang pasok” may also be declared today by local government officials in affected areas.
At 11:00 PM on October 3, PAGASA reported that ‘Jenny’ was 305 km east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (𝟮𝟭.𝟳°𝗡, 𝟭𝟮𝟰.𝟲°𝗘), with winds going up to 155 kph near the eye and gustiness until 190 kph. ‘Jenny’ is currently moving north northwestward at 10 kph.
The Department of Education #37 series of 2022 mandates that both face-to-face and virtual classes in both public and private institutions as well as government-run education institutions are automatically suspended in areas that have raised storm warning signals. Class suspension up to the senior high school levels has been implemented.
Class Suspension today (October 4, 2023) )until senior high school are expected in the following areas affected by Bagyong Jenny and their corresponding storm signals:
Under Signal #3
- Itbayat, Batanes
Under Signal #2
- Rest of Batanes
Under Signal #1
- Cagayan, including Babuyan Islands
- Northern and Eastern Isabela
- Northeastern Abra (Tineg, Lacub, Malibcong)
- Northern Kalinga (Balbalan, Pinukpuk, Rizal, City of Tabuk)
- Ilocos Norte