‘Habagat’ strands 211 passengers


A total of 211 passengers remain stranded in various ports nationwide as typhoon “Ineng”, which is already out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, continue to enhance the southwest monsoon rains, data from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) as of Monday showed.

Among those stranded include six vessels; 35 motor bancas; three rolling cargoes and three vessels with 23 motor bancas taking shelter.

A breakdown of those stranded include:

North Eastern Luzon

Aparri – 50 passengers, 10 motor bancas, one vessel taking shelter, one motor banca taking shelter

Western Visayas

Roxas – 11 passengers, four motor bancas

San Jose de Buenavista – 29 passengers, one vessel, four motor bancas


Masbate – three vessels

Camarines Sur – 24 passengers

Southern Tagalog

Batangas – 42 passengers, four motor bancas, two vessels taking shelter, three motor bancas taking shelter

Oriental Mindoro – four passengers, one motor banca

Romblon – 37 passengers, one vessel, eight motor bancas, two rolling cargoes

Southern Quezon – one rolling cargo


Puerto Princesa – four passengers, one vessel, two motor bancas, 11 motor bancas taking shelter

El Nido – one motor banca

Brooke’s point – 10 passengers, one motor banca, nine motor bancas taking shelter. PNA


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