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The China Post
Tropical storm likely to miss Taiwan: CWBlikely to turn north after approaching Japan's Okinawa, lowering the chances of
Tropical storm likely to miss Taiwan: CWB
The China Post / Posted 3 hours ago
likely to turn north after approaching Japan's Okinawa, lowering the chances of it hitting Taiwan in the coming days, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday. The bureau predicted that Chaba, which formed in the Pacific a day earlier, will... Read more
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The China Post
3 trapped by Kaohsiung landslide: police59 rivers and creeks were on red alert for landslides, while 207 others were on
3 trapped by Kaohsiung landslide: police
The China Post / Posted yesterday
59 rivers and creeks were on red alert for landslides, while 207 others were on the lesser yellow alert, the SWCB said. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted the warning for Typhoon Megi at 5:30 p.m., but maintained warnings for heavy rainfall in... Read more
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The China Post
Another tropical storm forming in Pacific Ocean-- Tropical Storm Chaba, the 18th storm of the 2016 Pacific typhoon season, for
Another tropical storm forming in Pacific Ocean
The China Post / Posted yesterday
-- Tropical Storm Chaba, the 18th storm of the 2016 Pacific typhoon season, formed in the Pacific at 2 a.m. Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau said. As of 8 a.m., Chaba was centered 3,200 kilometers east-southeast of Taiwan's southernmost tip,... Read more
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The China Post
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes northeast Taiwannortheast Taiwan TAIPEI -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiw
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes northeast Taiwan
The China Post / Posted yesterday
northeast Taiwan TAIPEI -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea about 116.1 kilometers east of Yilan County Hall at a... Read more
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The China Post
Public bike rental service back up in Taipei Cityhad battered the country a day earlier. The Taipei City government announced t
Public bike rental service back up in Taipei City
The China Post / Posted yesterday
had battered the country a day earlier. The Taipei City government announced the resumption of YouBike services after the Central Weather Bureau lifted a land warning for Taiwan proper at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday as the typhoon moved toward Fujian... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Taiwan shuts markets as Typhoon Megi strengthensby Taiwan this year had sustained winds of 162 kilometers (101 miles) an hour,
Taiwan shuts markets as Typhoon Megi strengthens
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
by Taiwan this year had sustained winds of 162 kilometers (101 miles) an hour, gusting to 198 kilometers an hour, the Central Weather Bureau said. As of 11 a.m., the center of the storm was 110 kilometers off the coast of eastern Taiwan's... Read more
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The China Post
President Tsai visits Central Emergency Operation Centerposing a threat to all parts of country, including the outlying islands of Peng
President Tsai visits Central Emergency Operation Center
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
posing a threat to all parts of country, including the outlying islands of Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Even before the eye of the storm made landfall on Taiwan, it had already caused damage in... Read more
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The China Post
Typhoon day blunders show gov't increasingly out of touchdecision to conduct business as usual for only half the day. Moreover, they hav
Typhoon day blunders show gov't increasingly out of touch
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
decision to conduct business as usual for only half the day. Moreover, they have tried to deflect blame by pointing to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Chen, even as she apologized for the decision, told reporters that the call was made in... Read more
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The China Post
Mayors apologize for typhoon half measuresand rain was picking up strength. The mayor explained that she made the decisi
Mayors apologize for typhoon half measures
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
and rain was picking up strength. The mayor explained that she made the decision based on typhoon data released by the Central Weather Bureau. She said she could "understand" that the half-day closure measure would cause inconvenience to... Read more
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The China Post
Typhoon Megi kills 4, injures 329storm made landfall early afternoon on Tuesday, then moved in a west-northweste
Typhoon Megi kills 4, injures 329
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
storm made landfall early afternoon on Tuesday, then moved in a west-northwesterly direction at 15 kph, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). If Megi moves along its projected trajectory, it should exit Taiwan proper by 5 p.m.... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Dozens injured, thousands without power as Typhoon Megi hits Taiwanwall. Work and classes were canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, a
Dozens injured, thousands without power as Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
wall. Work and classes were canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Typhoon Megi kills 4, leaves trail of damage in Taiwanreached four storeys high. Roofs were torn off some buildings and uprooted tree
Typhoon Megi kills 4, leaves trail of damage in Taiwan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
reached four storeys high. Roofs were torn off some buildings and uprooted trees were seen scattered on the streets. The Central Weather Bureau estimated that rainfall in eastern Taiwan's mountainous areas could be as high as 1,200 millimetres,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Typhoon Megi hits central Taiwan, brings heavy rainsmaximum gust of 155 km per hour. This is strong enough to overturn lorries, and
Typhoon Megi hits central Taiwan, brings heavy rains
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
maximum gust of 155 km per hour. This is strong enough to overturn lorries, and has indeed happened. Reports from Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau showed steady winds of 100km/h in Taichung City with gusts of 198km/h on Tuesday afternoon. Taichung... Read more
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WA Today
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozenssuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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The Age
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozenssuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozenssuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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Canberra Times
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozenssuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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International Business Times
Typhoon Megi rips through Taipei forcing over 5,300 people to evacuateMegi ripped through the streets of Taipei on 27 September, causing havoc for lo
Typhoon Megi rips through Taipei forcing over 5,300 people to evacuate
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Megi ripped through the streets of Taipei on 27 September, causing havoc for locals and tourists. According to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, Megs made landfall on Taiwan's eastern coast at around 14:00 local time (06:00 GMT) and is currently... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Typhoon Megi leaves trail of damage in Taiwan; 730,000 homes without powerreached four storeys high. Roofs were torn off some buildings and uprooted tree
Typhoon Megi leaves trail of damage in Taiwan; 730,000 homes without power
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
reached four storeys high. Roofs were torn off some buildings and uprooted trees were seen scattered on the streets. The Central Weather Bureau estimated that rainfall in eastern Taiwan's mountainous areas could be as high as 1,200 millimetres,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan injuring dozens, thousands evacuatedsuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan injuring dozens, thousands evacuated
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Third typhoon of the month hits Taiwan, several injuredsuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Third typhoon of the month hits Taiwan, several injured
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Third typhoon hits Taiwan this monthsuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Third typhoon hits Taiwan this month
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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News 8000
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeksand classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, accordin
Taiwan pounded by 3rd severe storm in 2 weeks
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
and classes have been canceled across Taiwan as the typhoon closes in, according to Taiwan's government, while the Central Weather Bureau has issued warnings for "extremely torrential rain" in some counties. Taiwan's stock exchange is also... Read more
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Swissinfo
Third typhoon of the month hits Taiwan, 32 injuredsuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Third typhoon of the month hits Taiwan, 32 injured
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoonwas expected to make landfall in the evening and pass over the island’s steep c
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoon
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
was expected to make landfall in the evening and pass over the island’s steep central mountain range during the night. The Central Weather Bureau said Megi is 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter and its winds will gust up to 198 kilometers per... Read more
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News.com.au
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, 32 injuredsuspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, 32 injured
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
suspended in the capital, Taipei, while hundreds of international flights were cancelled. Jen Li-yu, an official with the Central Weather Bureau, said the storm would lose strength after it made landfall though flooding and strong winds would... Read more
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CTV News
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of typhoonwas expected to make landfall in the evening and pass over the island's steep c
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of typhoon
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
was expected to make landfall in the evening and pass over the island's steep central mountain range during the night. The Central Weather Bureau said Megi is 500 kilometres in diameter and its winds will gust up to 198 kilometres per hour. Chen... Read more
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FOX News
Taiwan Closes Schools, Offices Ahead Of Island-Wide Typhoonalert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island.
Taiwan Closes Schools, Offices Ahead Of Island-Wide Typhoon
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
alert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island. Landfall is forecast Tuesday evening. The Central Weather Bureau says the storm is 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter and its winds will gust up to 198 kilometers... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoonalert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island.
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoon
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
alert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island. Landfall is forecast Tuesday evening. The Central Weather Bureau says the storm is 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter and its winds will gust up to 198 kilometers... Read more
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Salon.com
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoonalert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island.
Taiwan closes schools, offices ahead of island-wide typhoon
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
alert because Typhoon Megi is expected to cover the entire mountainous island. Landfall is forecast Tuesday evening. The Central Weather Bureau says the storm is 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter and its winds will gust up to 198 kilometers... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan braces for arrival of Typhoon Megi on Tuesdayisland's eastern coast on Tuesday afternoon. "Apart from heavy rains, there wi
Taiwan braces for arrival of Typhoon Megi on Tuesday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
island's eastern coast on Tuesday afternoon. "Apart from heavy rains, there will be huge wind gusts," Hsieh Ming-chang, a Central Weather Bureau official, said on television. The island's bullet train said it would suspend services on Tuesday.... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan braces for Typhoon MegiTaiwan should brace for strong winds and heavy rainfall brought on by Typhoon M
Taiwan braces for Typhoon Megi
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
Taiwan should brace for strong winds and heavy rainfall brought on by Typhoon Megi throughout today, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The bureau said effects from Typhoon Megi were set to be at their most intense in Taiwan... Read more
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The China Post
Emergency Operation Center on alert as Megi nearsfaced with a formidable enemy, given the storm's big scale that will put all of
Emergency Operation Center on alert as Megi nears
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
faced with a formidable enemy, given the storm's big scale that will put all of Taiwan under its influence. According to Central Weather Bureau data, Megi was centered 510 kilometers east-southeast of Hualien as of 4 p.m., moving at 22 kilometers... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in 2 weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in 2 weeks
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day," Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, told AFP. "There is still a chance it might strengthen," she said. Mountainous regions in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of stormstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of storm
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,” Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau, told Agence France-Presse. “There is still a chance it might strengthen,” she said. Mountainous... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third typhoon in two weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third typhoon in two weeks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day," Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, said. "There is still a chance it might strengthen." Mountainous regions in the north-eastern... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day," Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, told AFP. "There is still a chance it might strengthen," she said. Mountainous regions in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day," Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, told AFP. "There is still a chance it might strengthen," she said. Mountainous regions in the... Read more
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Rappler
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day," Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, told AFP. "There is still a chance it might strengthen," she said. Mountainous regions in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeksstorm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,
Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
storm eye will be closest around noon tomorrow, affecting Taiwan the whole day,” Lin Chih-hui, a forecaster at Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau, told AFP. “There is still a chance it might strengthen,” she said. Mountainous regions in the... Read more
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