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]