• ‘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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