In this Aug. 9, 2019 photo, students of Araullo High School in Manila battle strong winds while heading home following the cancellation classes due to inclement weather caused by monsoon rains as Typhoon Hanna exits the Philippine area of responsibility.
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Walang pasok: Class suspensions for September 18
(Philstar.com) - September 17, 2019 - 8:14pm

MANILA, Philippines — Several towns and cities canceled classes for Wednesday, September 18, as the low pressure area east of Batanes strengthened into a tropical depression and was assigned the name "Nimfa" Tuesday afternoon.

READ: LPA off Batanes becomes Tropical Depression Nimfa

"Nimfa" may intensify into a tropical storm within 72 hours.

Here are the areas where classes were suspended. (Can't view the LIVE list? Click here.)

 

CLASS SUSPENSIONS NIMFAPH
As It Happens
LATEST UPDATE: September 20, 2019 - 7:12am

Follow this thread for updates on tropical cyclone "Nimfa."

September 20, 2019 - 7:12am

PAGASA says Tropical Storm Nimfa has accelerated while moving north-northwestward. 

At 10 p.m. Thursday evening, the eye of "Nimfa" was located at 715 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes. It continues to move north northwest at 15 kilometers per hour. 

"Nimfa" has maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

Between Thursday and Friday evening (September 20) evening, frequent light to moderate with occasional heavy rains will be experienced over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, and CALABARZON, the state weather bureau says. 

"Occasional light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Bicol Region, Pangasinan, Mindoro Provinces, Romblon, Marinduque, and Calamian Islands. Scattered rains and isolated thunderstorms will affect the rest of Luzon," it adds.

September 19, 2019 - 5:25pm

"Nimfa" intensifies into tropical storm at 2 p.m. today.

It packs maximum sustained winds of 65 kph and gustiness of 80 kph.

September 18, 2019 - 5:34pm

PAGASA says the low pressure area in the vicinity of Sto. Tomas, La Union will merge with the trough or extension of Tropical Depression Nimfa within the next 48 hours.

At 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, “Nimfa” was located 745 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes. It packs maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour.

September 17, 2019 - 5:49pm

The low pressure area east of Batanes has developed into a tropical depression and is assigned the name "Nimfa," PAGASA says in its 5 p.m. weather alert.

At 4 p.m. today, "Nimfa" was located 695 km east of Basco, Batanes. It packs maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

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