Number coding suspended due to Typhoon Lando – MMDA
MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended number coding in all cities and municipalities on Monday, October 19, due to Typhoon Lando (Koppu).
ADVISORY: The Number Coding Scheme is lifted in ALL cities and municipality of Metro Manila tomorrow, Oct. 19 (Monday). #mmda— Official MMDA (@MMDA) October 18, 2015
This means vehicles with license plates that end in number 1 and 2 will be able to travel between the usually restricted hours of 7 am to 7 pm on Monday.
The typhoon made landfall in Aurora province early morning on October 18. State weather bureau PAGASA said Lando's center was last located in the vicinity of Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gusts of up to 185 km/h
State weather bureau PAGASA issued a Public Storm Warning Signal No. 2 over Metro Manila.
Alert level 2 was also raised in areas where the Marikina River passes through in Metro Manila. Classes have also been suspended at various levels, in all areas across Luzon. Check our class suspensions page to see if your area is affected.
The typhoon is expected to stay within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) until Saturday, October 24. – Rappler.com