The China Post
Date: June 6, 2017
By: Taipei, CNA
Agricultural losses in Taiwan from recent days of torrential rain have exceeded
NT$100 million (US$3.32 million), the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday.
As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, agricultural losses and damage to farm facilities caused by the torrential rain last weekend had reached NT$138.14 million, according to the COA.
Yunlin County in central Taiwan suffered the heaviest losses at NT$28.79 million, or 21 percent of the total national losses, it said.
The northern city of New Taipei reported NT$20.32 million in agricultural losses, followed by central Taiwan’s Nantou County with NT$18.61 million, Taitung County in the east at NT$16.74 million and Yilan County at NT$16.33 million, the COA said.