[NEWS] FT Island, Isolated In Philippines Due To Storm, Communication Cut Off

28 09 2009

Idol band, FT Island, was isolated in the Philippines due to a storm.

FT Island left for Cebu, Philippines on 25th September for the filming of their new music video. On their way there, they met with a massive storm and were isolated in a critical situation.

On the following day after FT Island arrived in the Philippines, storm “Ketsana” slammed the Philippines and it was reported that as on 27th September, 72 people had either gone missing or dead and recorded a total of 250,000 victims. It was said to be the worst storm to hit the country in 40 years.

FT Island’s management company, F&C Music, tried contacting FT Island and their staff who are in Philippines to check on their safety but their local lines were unreachable.

The storm caused communication system to be cut off. Their management company got worried and impatient for the past two days trying to get in touch with them. Luckily, both sides managed to get in contact with each other late on 27th. Upon knowing that they are safe, their management heaved a sigh of relief.

Fortunately, it was also known that the area where FT Island is staying is not greatly affected by the storm.

Schedule for the filming of their music video was slightly delayed. They had plans for filming on aircrafts but it was aborted. It was originally planned to be a 4 days 3 nights filming but they had to rush the filming within 2 days through the night due to the storm. They plan to return on 28th after the filming.

On the other hand, FT Island’s vocal Lee Hongki is filming for SBS Wed-Thu drama “You’re Beautiful“.

Source: Newsen

Translations: ying1005 @ primanoona
Shared By: KPOP JJANG

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5 responses

29 09 2009
RitaVu

that scared the freak out of me O_____________O
*sigh* im glad that they’re safe now 🙂
come bak safely f.t island 🙂

29 09 2009
Lala

So FTI is now on the Phil?
Woaaaaa! Gotta see them =)

30 09 2009
Rika

in which city did they exactly tape???

2 10 2009
mikxieh

OMG! i heard the news soo late!
bad for meee…
I haven’t informed that they will come here..
They shoot in Cebu…
Lucky for those who have seen them…
Do u have any photos or video
shows that they come here?
I really can’t imagine!
but yes! i know its true!
tnxx..

3 10 2009
mieko

lolz, Of course, they’ll be safe! it wasn’t even that stormy here in cebu at that time, it was just too windy with a bit of rainshowers in some areas, FAR FROM THE SITUATION IN MANILA.

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