Over 3,000 passengers stranded due to ‘Pedring’


Matnog Bayview at Sorsogon, Philippines

View of the Matnog coastal line. Image via Wikipedia

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday that 3,186 passengers were stranded in various ports due to typhoon “Pedring.”

In its latest report, NDRRMC said 1,113 passengers were stranded in Matnog, Sorsogon; 515 in Batangas Port; 481 at Allen port in Northern Samar; 450 and 247 in Tabaco Port and Pio Duran in Albay, respectively; and 180 in Pilar.

Seventy-five passengers were also stranded in Bulan, Sorsogon; 70 in Cebu; 50 in Maasin; 49 in Pasacao Port; 21 in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro; 20 in Sabang; 6 in Bapor, Masbate; 5 in Aparri; and 4 in Nato Port, Camarines Sur.

NDRRMC added that 112 trucks; 20 trucks; 46 buses; 69 rolling cargoes; and 13 vessels were stranded due to inclement weather brought about by the typhoon.

Original article.

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