Agricultural losses from torrential rain reach NT$40 million

The China Post
Date: June 4, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Agricultural losses from torrential rain brought by a stationery front


hovering above Taiwan over the weekend had reached an estimated NT$40 million (US$1.36 million) as of Sunday, according to an initial estimate released by the Council of Agriculture (COA).

As of 11 a.m., agricultural losses as a result of the damage were heaviest in Yunlin County at NT$21.69 million, or 54 percent of the national total, the COA said. The county government’s estimate was NT$24 million.

Farmers in New Taipei suffered NT$9.36 million in losses, or 23 percent of the total, according to the COA figures.    [FULL  STORY]

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