Classes for both public and private schools are suspended in select areas on Thursday, January 16, 2020 due to the eruption of Taal Volcano.
Here is the list of areas where classes are suspended (Updating…):
All Levels (Public and Private)
- Province of Batangas
- Province of Cavite (until January 17, 2020)
- Biñan City, Laguna (until January 18, 2020)
- Bay, Laguna
- Cabuyao, Laguna
- Calamba City, Laguna
- Los Baños, Laguna
- San Pedro, Laguna
- Santa Rosa City, Laguna
According to the Phivolcs 5:00 PM bulletin, Taal Volcano alert level remains at Alert Level 4 (Hazardous Eruption Imminent)
The government agency continues to advise for a total evacuation of the Taal Volcano Island and areas within the 14-kilometer from the Taal Main Crater.
“Residents around Taal Volcano are advised to guard against the effects of heavy and prolonged ashfall. Civil aviation authorities must advise pilots to avoid the airspace around Taal Volcano as airborne ash and ballistic fragments from the eruption column pose hazards to aircraft.”