Update as of 4 p.m.: Passengers stranded in various ports due to 'Nona' now over 7,000
By Azer N. Parrocha


MANILA, Dec 14 (PNA) -- A total of 7,366 passengers were reported stranded in various ports nationwide due to typhoon ‘Nona’, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on its latest advisory on Monday afternoon.

PCG said that those stranded include 79 vessels, 17 motor bancas and 466 rolling cargoes.

To recall, PCG earlier said that only 6,795 passengers were stranded in various ports nationwide as of Monday noon.

A rundown of those stranded include:

Coast Guard District Bicol

ALBAY – 282 passengers, 28 rolling cargoes

SORSOGON – 630 passengers, 135 rolling cargoes

CATANDUANES – 8 passengers, 4 rolling cargoes

MASBATE – 25 passengers, 9 vessels, 21 rolling cargoes

Coast Guard District National Capital Region – Central Luzon

MANILA – 2,266 passengers, 1 vessel

Coast Guard District Central Visayas

CEBU – 413 passengers, 28 vessels, 5 motor bancas, 14 rolling cargoes

TAGBILARAN – 5 vessels

Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog

BATANGAS – 1,125 passengers, 20 vessels, 123 rolling cargoes

ORIENTAL MINDORO – 1,772 passengers, 3 vessels, 105 rolling cargoes

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – 3 motor bancas, 10 rolling cargoes

SOUTHERN QUEZON – 131 passengers, 2 vessels, 1 motor banca, 18 rolling cargoes

NORTHERN QUEZON – 69 passengers, 4 motor bancas

ROMBLON – 68 passengers, 6 vessels, 8 rolling cargoes

Coast Guard District Northeastern Luzon

APARRI – 6 passengers, 1 vessel, 4 motor bancas

Coast Guard District Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA – 404 passengers, 3 vessels

CORON – 167 passengers, 1 vessel (PNA)


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