An inter-island ferry carrying about 500 passengers faced a severe storm in the Philippines but arrived safely after prayers calmed strong winds, a passenger told Worthy News.
The Lite Ferry 1 vessel was on its way Sunday from Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte province to Samboan municipality in Cebu province when Merry-Joy Osman, 33, abruptly awoke.
“The door banged open of our sleeping area, where economic fare passengers stay. Babies started to cry as water came in,” recalled Osman. “The captain urged us to remain calm and not to move.”