By: Chen Cheng-wei and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, June 4 (CNA) Agricultural losses from torrential rain brought by a stationery front hovering above Taiwan over the weekend had reached an estimated NT$57.52 million (US$1.95 million) as of Sunday, according to an initial estimate released by the Council of Agriculture (COA).
As of 5 p.m., agricultural losses as a result of the damage were heaviest in Yunlin County at NT$24.21 million, or 42 percent of the national total, the COA said.
Farmers in New Taipei suffered NT$13.33 million in losses, or 23 percent of the total, according to the COA figures. [FULL STORY]