More than a thousand passengers are stranded in the ports of Bicol region amid the onslaught of typhoon “Karen.”
According to Philippine Coast Guard Spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo, they no longer allow small vessels to set sail from Matnog port in Sorsogon going to Allen, Samar.
Meanwhile, the PHL Coast Guard is also asking the public that if possible, refrain from going out to avoid getting stranded in ports.
The province of Catanduanes and other parts of the Bicol region are starting to experience heavy rains.
Signal numbe 2 is up in Catanduanes.