Hundreds of passengers stranded in Visayas and Mindanao due to Basyang

MANILA, Philippines – Hundreds of passengers were stranded in 6 regions in the Visayas and Mindanao as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) was headed to the southern Philippines on Monday, February 12. 

The Philippine Coast Guard bulletin as of Monday noon showed a total of 855 passengers, 99 rolling cargoes, 40 vessels, and 3 motor bancas were stranded in Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, and Northern Mindanao, and Caraga.

Below are the 15 affected ports:

Western Visayas

Central Visayas

Eastern Visayas

Zamboanga Peninsula

Northern Mindanao

Caraga Region 

Image of Dumaguete port from Wikicommons