22 towns, cities in Pangasinan flooded; classes cancelled

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Twenty-two towns and cities of Pangasinan ordered cancellation of classes in public and private schools due to flooding caused by heavy rains spawned by typhoon “Gorio” and the continuous southwest monsoon.

This was in compliance with the localized suspension of classes ordered by Gov. Amado Espino III giving authority to mayor to suspend classes depending on the situation in their areas.

As collated by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and the Social Media Team of the Provincial Information Office, the following have no classes Friday: San Carlos City (preschool to high school); Aguilar (all levels); Labrador (all levels); Anda (all levels); Binmaley (preschool to high school); Bolinao (pre school to high school); Alaminos City (preschool to high school); Calasiao (elementary to high school); Mangatarem (pre-school to elementary); Bani (all levels)

Dasol (all levels); Mangaldan (Pre-School to Elementary) Bugallon (all levels); Bayambang (pre-school to elementary); Bautista (pre-school to elementary); Lingayen (pre-school to high school); Dagupan (elementary to high school) Mabini (all levels); Agno (all levels); Infanta (all levels) and Alcala (all levels).

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRMO) said it is monitoring the situation.

Based on Weather Advisory #6 as of 12 noon of July 28 issued by the Pangasinan PDRRMO, strong to gale force winds is expected to affect Pangasinan.

In view of this, fishing boats and other small sea craft were advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves. LVM/PNA-northboundasia.com