Thousands still stranded in Luzon, Visayas ports
MANILA, Philippines — More than 8,000 passengers are still stranded in ports in Luzon and Visayas due to typhoon Labuyo (Utor).
A total of 8,079 passengers were stranded in ports in Bicol, Eastern Visayas, and Southern Tagalog after sea travel was suspended due to Labuyo, the National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 4 am bulletin Monday, August 12.
Bulk of the stranded passengers are in Bicol, the Philippine Coast Guard reported.
Albay and Camarines Norte reported a total of 224 families, of 935 individuals, evacuated as a precaution.
The NDRRMC Red Alert Status, raised Sunday morning, is still in effect. - Rappler.com