On Wednesday, the University of the Philippines Office of Admissions announced that the UP College Admission Test scheduled this weekend will be postponed due to the anticipated Typhoon Ompong in the country.
The announcement was made in their official social media accounts.
Announcement on UPCAT 2019 from the UP Office of Admissions pic.twitter.com/5G1e5JrniU
— UP System (@upsystem) September 12, 2018
The original schedule for the examination will be on September 15 and 16, however, due to the inclement weather forecast in the next coming days, it was decided by the UP System to be rescheduled.
Earlier, PAGASA said that typhoon “Mangkhut” with a local name “Ompong” has officially entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon.
UP said it would just announce a new date for the entrance exams. It would also issue an advisory on instructions to all examinees.