MANILA - One of Palawan province's main tourist attractions was knocked down by super typhoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan).
DZMM's Dennis Datu reported that the cross, found on the summit of of Mt. Tapyas in Coron, is no longer there.
A message on the Twitter account of the Philippine Information Agency in Palawan also confirmed this.
Three fishermen from Coron were killed at the height of the typhoon. They were identified as Nick Rojas, Erwin Roque and Carlos Catamora.
According to Samuel Madamba, head of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) Coron, the fatalities declined to be evacuated. They died when huge waves slammed into their home in Barangay 1, the report said.
Over 6,000 people are still housed at the evacuation center in Coron.
Many roads remain blocked by debris like fallen trees and iron sheets ripped off from roofs.
Power is still out due to the toppled electric posts.