MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday said more than 3,000 people have been stranded in seaports in Luzon due to Typhoon Lando.
The PCG said that as of 8 a.m., a total of 3,155 people have been stranded in sea ports in Bicol, Southen Tagalog and Northern Luzon.
It added that a total of 37 vessels, seven motor bancas and 423 rolling cargos were also stranded.
In its 11 a.m. bulletin, weather bureau PAGASA said Lando may spawn up to 14 meters of wave height in open sea.
The typhoon is also expected to spawn storm surge of at least two meters in Aurora and nearby provinces.(MNS)