As of 01 March 2013, a total of 651 fatalities, 488 injured and 428 missing were More bodies were retrieved from hardest-hit Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces and six others hit by Tuesday's storm, the Office of Civil Defence said. Browse more videos. ABS-CBN News. Report. 2:14 ‘Crising’ batters ‘Pablo’-hit Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental. Typhoon Bopha, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Pablo, was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to ever affect the southern Filipino island of Mindanao, making landfall as a Category 5 super typhoon with winds of 175 mph (280 km/h). Typhoon May Have Washed Away 'Entire Families' ... More bodies were retrieved from hardest-hit Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces … Flooding persisted in the Compostela Valley… Typhoon victims receive relief goods following the visit of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III at New Bataan township, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines on Dec. 7, 2012. Typhoon destroys quarter of Philippine banana crop MANILA - Agence France-Presse. Typhoon Bopha made landfall the evening of Dec. 3, 2012, onBaganga, Mindanao in the Philippines. With sustained winds above 175 mph, the Category 5 storm was the strongest to ever hit the southern Philippine islands and the strongest to hit the country until the record-breaking superstorm, Typhoon Haiyan, in 2013.. Typhoon Bopha followed a similar path to that of Tropical Storm Washi, … Arturo "Arthur" Uy, governor of Compostela Valley, said almost 600 remained missing in his province alone, higher than the agency's tally. Residents are evacuated to safer grounds Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, after Typhoon Bopha hit southern Philippines. Typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) was the second typhoon that affected Mindanao after TS Sendong in the last 2 years. These was my holy place with full of love and caring people but Lord with your trails we do love, help and care each other being comvalenyo! Follow. 1:31. According to Paje, out of the 31 identified hotspots of the activity, 80 percent are in the Davao and Caraga regions, including Compostela Valley, which were hardest hit by the typhoon. It is the 16th ... in the mountains of Compostela Valley, was hit by landslide and rockslide. ABS-CBN News. last year | 0 view. Elections pushing through in typhoon-hit Compostela Valley. Playing next. Compostela Valley hit by heavy rains anew. A worker surveys destroyed banana trees at a plantation in Monte Vista town, Compostela Valley province on December 5, 2012, a day after Typhoon Bopha hit the province. In a matter of hours, some communities in Eastern Mindanao were literally blown away by Typhoon Bopha (locally called Pablo). ABS-CBN News. In other news Thursday, rescue workers continued to search for nearly 400 people still missing after Typhoon Bopha hit the Southern Philippines. 1:33.