In the previous weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), mentioned that the center of Typhoon ‘Jenny,’ internationally named ‘Koinu’, was estimated based on available information at 675 km East of Apparri, Cagayan (18.8°N, 128.0°E) with winds up to 120 km/h in the center and gustiness up to 150 km/h as of 3:00 AM yesterday. Since then, Typhoon Jenny has intensified, leading to “walang pasok” or class suspension on October 3, 2023.
The class suspension today (October 3, 2023) has been ordered to the following areas below due to the typhoon’s increase.
Signal #2 as of 11:00 PM last night:
Signal #1 as of 11:00 PM last night:
- Cagayan, including Babuyan Islands
- Northern and Eastern Isabela
- Northern and Central parts of Ilocos Norte
- Northeastern portion of Abra (Tineg, Lacub, Malibcong)
- Northern portion of Calinga (Balbalan, Pinukpuk, Rizal, City of Tabuk)
- Ilocos Norte
Areas in Metro Manila have also announced “walang pasok” for the following areas due to heavy rainfall.
- Cavite (suspension of all classes in all year levels)
- Marikina (suspended preschool to high school classes for both public and private institutions)
- Muntinlupa (all afternoon classes from grade school to college)
- Pateros (all preschool to high school levels for both public and private institutions)
- Makati (suspension of preschool to high school of both public and private institutions)
- Parañaque (suspended classes for all levels)
- Quezon (suspended preschool to high school levels in both public and private institutions)
- Manila (suspension of afternoon classes from preschool to college levels)
- Malabon (suspension of classes up to high school levels in public institutions)
- Mandaluyong and San Juan (suspension of classes up to high school levels)
- Caloocan (suspension of afternoon classes up to high school levels for both public and private institutions)
- Valenzuela (suspension of afternoon classes in four public institutions)
- Pasig (afternoon classes are suspended at elementary and high school levels for both public and private institutions)
As of 6:29 AM today, ‘Jenny’ has been found 350 km east of Basco, Batanes. The typhoon is moving west upward at 15 km/h near the eye of the storm and gustiness up to 205 kp/h.