109 injured as land, sea warnings for Typhoon Nesat lifted

Focus Tiwan
Date: 2017/07/30
By: Yang Su-min and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau lifted sea and land warnings for

Photo courtesy of Taiwan Power Co.

Typhoon Nesat at 2:30 p.m. Sunday after it was downgraded to a tropical storm around noon and its radius left Taiwan proper and its offshore islands.

Nesat swept across the country the previous night, leaving 109 people injured and 570,979 households without power around Taiwan, according to data from the Central Emergency Operation Center.

As of 4 p.m. Sunday, power had been restored to 482,728 households, with 88,251 still suffering power outages, including around 80,000 households in Yilan County and 6,000 in New Taipei.

Others still without power were in Hsinchu City, Pingtung County, Miaoli County, Taipei and Taitung County.    [FULL  STORY]

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