Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ Pushes Longer Class Suspension in Quezon, Philippines

In the entire province of Quezon in the Philippines, classes across all levels have been suspended in anticipation of typhoon Tisoy.

Accordingly, the Quezon public information office has revised the schedule of the cancellation of classes to be stretched until Wednesday, December 4, as per their Facebook page.

Earlier today, December 2, Governor Danilo Suarez called for an emergency meeting of police, military, provincial officials and employees, to declare the extension of the duration of the class cancellation.

Reportedly, a few towns in Quezon have already declared the suspension of classes in all levels until Wednesday, through social media postings, as per Inquirer. 

On Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) declared Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal number 2 for the whole province of Quezon.

The weather bureau has predicted that by Tuesday afternoon, the center of the typhoon will be in the vicinity of Tayabas, 11 kilometers from Lucena, the provincial capital of Quezon.

According to GMA News Online, in Tagkawayan, the rains were heavy before the landfall of Tisoy. Gusty winds were also present as early as 7 in the morning.

At the area of Gumaca, three members of the youth were seen braving the currents to fish for food.

Residents in General Luna that are near the coastal areas have begun to evacuate.

Tisoy is expected to make landfall over Catanduanes or Albay between Monday night or early Tuesday.

Since Quezon is in Signal Number 2 status, the city will experience winds of 61-120 kph within 24 hours.

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