Typhoon Ursula: Sea trips resume after storm signal warnings lifted

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sea trips may resume in several areas in the Visayas and Mindanao on Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Visayas said.

Over 23,000 were stranded after Typhoon Ursula hit the Visayas region on Christmas Eve.

Areas where sea travel may resume include: 

The typhoon made its 5th landfall over the northern tip of Aklan-Antique at around 8:40 am Wednesday morning. (READ: Typhoon Ursula crosses northern tip of Aklan-Antique)

Thousands who work and go to school in Cebu City were unable to go home for Christmas to surrounding provinces due to the typhoon.

Trips in ports no longer under storm signal warning may resume immediately, PCG Central Visayas spokesperson MJ Encinas said. – Rappler.com

Ryan Macasero

Ryan covers Cebu and the Visayas for Rappler. He covers all news in the region, but is particularly interested in people stories, development issues and local policy making.