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Bicol gears for Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ as stranded passengers increase

15 Oct , 2016  

The number of passengers stranded in Bicol is rising due to the oncoming severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ (International name: Sakira). On Friday morning, some 1,045 passengers have been stranded in ports after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended sailing of sea vessels due to the prevailing rough weather brought. Updated count of stranded persons include […]

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Governance, News, Weather Stories

Typhoon Ruby evacuees in Albay to reach 600,000

6 Dec , 2014  

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 6 — The provincial government of Albay on Saturday morning continued evacuating residents who are threatened by strong winds, mud and lahar flows, floods, landslides and storm surges. Those ordered to evacuate may reach about 600,000 people. Governor Jose Salceda on Friday issued a directive to government troops and disaster responders to […]

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