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1,027 stranded due to storm Egay; landslide displaces 2 families in Palawan


At least 1,027 people were stranded in major ports Sunday morning due to bad weather brought by Severe Tropical Storm Egay, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard said that as of 4 a.m., 51 vessels, 32 motor bancas and six rolling cargos were also stranded.

A breakdown included reports from Coast Guard districts in:

Central Visayas
• Cebu
Passengers - 691
Vessels - 22
Motor bancas - 7

• Tagbilaran
Passengers - 157
Vessels - 12
Motor bancas - 6

• Dumaguete
Vessel – 1


North Eastern Luzon
• Aparri
Passengers - 37
Vessel - 1
Motor bancas – 8

Bicol
• Pilar
Vessel - 1

• Bulan
Passengers - 50
Motor banca – 1

• Pasacao
Passengers – 32
• Cataingan
Vessel -1
Motor banca -1
Rolling cargoes - 6


Palawan
• Puerto Princesa
Passengers – 20
Vessels – 10
Motor bancas - 6

• Coron
Passengers – 40
Vessels – 3
Motor bancas – 3

Landslide

Meanwhile, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said a landslide occurred at Km 35 and 37 at Montible-Napsan Road in Puerto Princesa City 5 p.m. Saturday.

Two families were evacuated from the area.

Also, floods occurred in Barangay San Jose in Puerto Princesa City due to heavy rain, reaching 20 inches deep. — Joel Locsin/LBG, GMA News
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