(CNN) A day after Super Typhoon Haiyan roared into the Philippines, officials predicted that the death toll could reach 1,200 -- or more.
"We estimate 1,000 people were killed in Tacloban and 200 in Samar province," Gwendolyn Pang, secretary general of the Philippine Red Cross, said of two coastal areas where Haiyan hit first as it began its march Friday across the archipelago.
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The Red Cross said it would have more precise numbers Sunday.
The government's official toll as of Saturday evening was 138 dead, 14 injured and four missing.