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Bad weather stranded 300 passengers in Cebu, Bicol, Palawan

02:00 PM January 03, 2015

MANILA, Philippines — About 300 passengers were stranded in various ports in Cebu, Bicol and Palawan on Saturday due to rough seas.

The Philippine Coast Guard said that as of 8a.m., there are 308 persons, 19 vessels and 11 motorbancas stranded.

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The tail-end of a cold front is causing the bad weather, the state weather bureau said. FMG

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