MANILA, Jan 17 (Mabuhay) – At least 6,483 passengers were stranded as of Saturday morning due to bad weather conditions from Tropical Storm Amang (Mekkhala), the Philippine Coast Guard said.
In its 8 a.m. update, the Coast Guard also said 32 vessels, eight motor bancas and 451 rolling cargos at port were stranded as well.
The Coast Guard said a breakdown of those stranded included:
Manila: 2,096 passengers
Catbalogan Port: 1,192
Maasin Port: 45
Ormoc Port: 71
Cagayan De Oro: 26
Batangas: 234 (MNS)