1 dead, major roads impassable as Typhoon Pablo pummels Central Visayas
Radio dzBB's Cebu affiliate Jasmine Baylosis identified the fatality as Arlene Pila, who was killed after a coconut tree fell on her at 2 p.m. in Granada village in Boljoon town in Cebu.
The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of Negros Oriental "is now moving to the next phase, post-disaster activities," the state-run information bureau said.
Meanwhile, some 800 people or 200 families are currently staying at the New Guinsaogon relocation site, the largest in Southern Leyte, and all of them are in need of food, water and medication, according to a News To Go report on Wednesday.
One person was hurt after being hit by a church's iron gate, according to the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.
In Naga City, Cebu, over 90 families are seeking shelter in various schools and churches, while some 500 people are staying at the city gymnasium. Seventeen homes were destroyed, in the city, a separate News To Go report said.
The report also said that disaster officials recorded three fatalities, four injured and eight missing in the city as of Wednesday morning.
Winston Gonzales, head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) of Palawan, told GMA News Online that as of 3:00 p.m, there were still no reported deaths in the province. However, there were 438 families or around 1,200 coastal residents who have been evacuated before the typhoon made landfall.
Gonzales noted that the town of Araceli was the hardest hit town of Palawan, with an estimated 14,000 people affected.
Tyhpoon Pablo's damage to Palawan is yet to be determined by the PDRRMO. — with a report from Andrei Medina/KG/YA/KBK, GMA News