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Over 6,000 passengers stranded in ports due to Typhoon Tisoy

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:19 AM December 03, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — More than 6,000 passengers were stranded early morning Tuesday in various ports nationwide following the cancellation of sea travel due to the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy.

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Data from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) show that a total of 6,449 passengers were stranded as of 4 a.m.:

Cebu

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  • Cebu port – 123
  • Tabuelan port – 114
  • Danao Carmen Dungo-an – 44

Bohol

  • Danao Carmen Dungo-an – 47

Batangas

  • Batangas port – 322

Oriental Mindoro

  • Calapan Port – 43
  • Bulalacao Port – 224

Romblon

  • Romblon port – 80

Southern Quezon 

  • Lucena port – 7

Northern Quezon

  • Lucena port – 10

Iloilo

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  • Arrastre Pier – 37
  • Dumagas port – 232
  • PPA port – 40

Capiz

  • Banica wharf – 21

Antique

  • Libertad Wharf – 4

Albay

  • Pioduran port – 127

Sorsogon

  • Matnog port – 2,223
  • Pilar port – 187

Camarines Sur

  • Pasacao port – 22

Masbate

  • Baport port – 50
  • Milagros port – 7
  • Aroroy port – 2
  • San Pascual port – 3
  • Cawayan port – 16
  • Cataingan port – 15

Western Leyte

  • Isabel port – 14
  • Bato port – 63
  • Maasin port – 4

Southern Leyte

San Ricardo Port – 94

Liloan port – 335

Northern Samar

  • Dapdap port – 83
  • Balwarteco port – 484
  • San Isidro port – 163
  • Sta. Clara port – 874

Negros Occidental

  • Barcelona port – 75
  • San Carlos port – 10
  • Bredco port – 250

Aside from canceling the travel of passengers, the operations of 1,543 rolling cargoes, 125 vessels and 63 motorbancas were likewise suspended due to the weather condition, while 234 vessels and 124 motorbances are currently taking shelter.

The weather bureau on Tuesday issued a warning as sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas with Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals, including the seaboards of Northern Luzon, the western seaboard of Palawan, and the northern and eastern seaboards of Mindanao due to rough sea conditions.

On the part of air travel, nearly 500 flights were canceled on Tuesday due to the typhoon.

Edited by JPV
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