Work suspensions in government offices for September 12, 2017 have been announced in some areas due to inclement weather brought about by Tropical Depression Maring.
WORK in government offices have been suspended in the following areas:
- Metro Manila
- Central Luzon
“Upon the recommendation of the NDRRMC, the Office of the Executive Secretary has announced that work in government offices in Metro Manila, Region III and CALABARZON is hereby suspended,” the announcement from PTV said.
Several local government units have also announced suspension of classes in Metro Manila, the provinces of Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal and in other areas.
In its 5 a.m. advisory, state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Maring, spotted 135 km East of Infanta, Quezon, has slightly intensified as it continues to move towards Quezon-Aurora area.
PAGASA said Gorio has maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph.
Maring is expected to bring more rain to the Philippines compared to Typhoon Lannie, because of its forecast track.
It is moving west northwest at 11 kilometers per hour (km/h).