Universities, colleges suspend classes due to heavy rain


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Heavy rain and instant flooding prompt authorities to suspend classes in some schools

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SUSPENDED. Schools in Metro Manila suspends classes due to heavy rain. Photo by Roy Lagarde

MANILA, Philippines – At least 19 schools and universities in Metro Manila suspended classes on Thursday afternoon, June 13, due to heavy rain and flooding in some areas.

Here is a list of schools that have already suspended classes:

  1. Adamson University – Classes and offices from 4 PM onwards
  2. Arellano University
  3. Centro Escolar University
  4. City College of Manila
  5. De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (CSB) – Classes from 4:20 PM onwards
  6. De La Salle University (DLSU) – All classes and levels except Science and Technology Complex, including office work from 4:20 PM onwards
  7. Far Eastern University-East Asia College – Afternoon classes
  8. Far Eastern University-Manila (FEU-M)
  9. La Consolacion College
  10. Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Manila (PLM) – Classes and admin work from 4 PM onwards
  11. Philippine Women’s University-Manila (PWU-M)
  12. San Beda College – Classes from 4 PM onwards
  13. San Sebastian College – Classes from 4:30 PM onwards
  14. Santa Isabel College
  15. St. Paul University-Manila – Classes from 4 PM onwards
  16. St. Scholastica’s College-Manila – Night classes
  17. University of Santo Tomas (UST) – Afternoon classes from 3 PM onwards
  18. University of the East-Manila (UE-M) – Classes in all levels
  19. University of the Philippines-Manila (UP-M) – Classes and offices from 3:30 PM onwards

The Manila City government suspended classes in all public elementary and high schools, while Pasay City suspended classes in all levels of private and public schools from 4:30 PM onwards. 

STRANDED. Students were stranded during the sudden downpour of rains along Espana Blvd. in Manila. Photo by Rappler

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has reported flooding in parts of España, EDSA, and Taft avenues at 3:30 PM today. – Rappler.com

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