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Over 7,000 passengers stranded due to 'Lando'

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MANILA, Philippines - More than 7,000 passengers have been stranded in the country's main ports as Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu) pummels Luzon.

In its latest update on Sunday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said a total of 7,167 passengers were stranded in the National Capital Region, Central Visayas, Southern Tagalog, Bicol, North Eastern Luzon, Palawan and Western Visayas.

DISTRICT PORT Passengers Vessels Motor bancas Rolling Cargoes
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION Manila 1,544 2 7
CENTRAL VISAYAS Cebu 3,015 30 7 31
  Dumaguete - 10 13  -
  Tagbilaran 85 8 12 12
SOUTHERN TAGALOG Batangas  677  -  309
  Oriental Mindoro  888  -  146
  Occidental Mindoro  50   1  30
  Southern Quezon  188  12  34
  Northern Quezon  20   -   - 
  Romblon   191  8 3  28
BICOL Albay   -  -  25
  Sorsogon 23 - - -
  Masbate 18 2 1 12
  Camarines Sur 43 - - -
NORTH EASTERN LUZON Aparri 8 - 3 -
PALAWAN Puerto Princesa 160 1 3 3
  Cuyo 41 1 - -
  Coron 191 3 - -
WESTERN VISAYAS  Iloilo   2   -   -  -
  Caticlan 11 - - 34
  Roxas 12 - 2  
TOTAL   7,167 78 51 671

A total of 78 vessels were stranded, along with 51 motor bancas and 671 rolling cargoes.

PCG said it has advised all its units to ensure strict implementation of its guidelines on movement of vessels during heavy weather.

As of 9 p.m. on Sunday, Typhoon Lando has killed at least two people and displaced at least 16,000 others.

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