Tropical cyclone Emong intensifies into a storm, bringing anticipation of heavy rains. Some local government units and colleges/universities have suspended work and classes Tuesday in anticipation of heavy rains.
Local Government Units with suspension of classes:
- San Juan (public and private; preschool to college)
- Manila (public only; preschool to high school)
Colleges and univesities with suspended classes:
- Adamson University (including office work)
- De La Salle – College of St. Benilde
- De La Salle University – Manila
- Far Eastern University Manila
- Far Eastern University – East Asia College
- Manila Central University
- Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
- Philippine Women’s University
- Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila (including office work and postgraduate studies)
- San Beda College
- San Sebastian College
- Santa Isabel College Manila
- St. Scholastica’s College
- Universidad de Manila
- University of the East
- University of Santo Tomas
Office work in Manila City Hall is suspended starting 4 p.m.
Although the storm is not expected to hit land, Emong is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon (habagat), bringing more rains to the western section of the country.