Some ports in Eastern Visayas cancel trips

Posted at 09/23/12 4:24 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 2,000 passengers were stranded in various ports in Leyte and Northern Samar due to the isolated rainshowers experienced in Eastern Visayas.

There were also 136 rollings cargo vessels that were stranded.

Meanwhile, the ports in Liloan, Maasin and San Ricardo, Southern Leyte resumed its operation early Sunday morning.

The Office of Civil Defense already alerted different Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils, especially in Samar which is currently under a public storm warning signal.

While some ferry terminals in the regions already cancelled trips, no disaster-related incident has been reported. – from a report by Ranulfo Docdocan, ABS-CBN News Tacloban