At the height of Typhoon "NINA" MV Starlite Atlantic sinked. - PH Trending

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Wednesday 28 December 2016

At the height of Typhoon "NINA" MV Starlite Atlantic sinked.

Some crew members are still missing.

December 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM, the eye of Typhoon "NINA" was located in the vicinity of Tingloy, Batangas (13.6 °N, 121.0 °E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 215 kph. SIGNALs #3 are raise to Batangas, Northern portions of Occidental and Oriental Mindoro including Lubang Islands. (PAG-ASA, 2016)

While “NINA” is raging at the said vicinity which is between Maricaban and Mabini, Batangas, an MV Starlite Atlantic ship is experiencing a dangerous plight of a huge waves and powerful winds while running aground off Batangas coast.

Based on the reports and PCG, there are 15 people, including the ship's captain, survived. But sadly, one exhausted female crew died. There are still some crew members missing.

The search and rescue operation is going 24/7 for the remaining crews.

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