600 passengers stranded, flights cancelled in Bohol due to Typhoon Tisoy

Aileen Cerrudo

Around 600 passengers have been stranded in various ports and bus terminals in Bohol as of 8:00 a.m. Tuesday (December 3) due to Typhoon Tisoy.

Provincial Chief of Police Col. Jonathan Cabal reported a total of 10 ships were barred from venturing out due to rough sea conditions that may endanger the lives of passengers.

He also assured that the police are monitoring the evacuation centers and have 737 personnel on standby for search and rescue operations.

Meanwhile, in Lapu-Lapu City, city police chief Col. Carlito Baja has reported four ferry boats, 6 motor bancas and a ship have been stranded due to the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy.

A total of 24 personnel is now on standby for search and rescue operations.

Domestic flights bound for Manila and from Manila to Bohol on Tuesday have also been cancelled due to the inclement weather.

CANCELLED FLIGHTS:

Cebu Pacific

5J 621 from Manila to Bohol
5J 622 from Bohol to Manila
5J 615 from Manila to Bohol
5J 616 from Bohol to Manila


Air Asia

Z2 351 Manila to Bohol
Z2 352 Bohol to Manila
Z2 358 Manila to Bohol
Z2 359 Bohol to Manila


—AAC/ MNP (with reports from Lea Ylagan)

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