Posted December 5, 2014
Written by Gloria Villas
Classes for Friday in Aklan have been suspended by the Department of Education (DepEd) in the following areas which are expected to be affected by heavy rains dumped by Typhoon “Ruby”.
Office of the Department of Education (DepEd) Aklan Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Jesse Gomez said in a letter that: “In anticipation of the onslaught of typhoon “Ruby”, national government have announced suspension of classes from Thursday (December 4) until Friday (December 5).
Meanwhile, the DepEd reminded the public of its rules on the automatic suspension of classes due to tropical cyclones.
More than 44 provinces along Ruby’s path have also been declared as critical areas, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration earlier released a list of critical areas due to the typhoon.