540,000 households still without power due to Typhoon Dujuan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/29
By: Lin Meng-ju, Wang Shu-fen and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) More than 540,000 households around Taiwan were still without 53938900electricity due to Typhoon Dujuan as of Tuesday morning despite efforts by Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) to restore power, the state-run electric utility said.

Dujuan caused power outages to more than 1.95 million households at one point, Taipower said.

Of the households still without power, 112,634 were in Yilan County, 97,340 were in Taichung, 63,590 were in Miaoli County, 62,827 were in New Taipei and 42,830 were in Yunlin County.

As of 8 a.m., Typhoon Dujuan was centered 90 kilometers east-northeast of Kinmen, moving at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour in a northwesterly direction, the Central Weather Bureau said.     [FULL  STORY]

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