Want China Times
Two typhoons have developed over the Pacific, but so far only Typhoon
Koppu is projected to clip Taiwan, depending on the angle at which it turns north, the country’s Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday.
Koppu is expected to bring rain to Taiwan but whether the typhoon itself will reach the island will only be clear on Oct. 18.
As of 2pm Wednesday, it was located 1,630 kilometers west-northwest of Cape Eluanbi, the southernmost point of Taiwan, moving at a speed of between 18 kph and 24 kph in a westerly direction. With a radius of 120 kilometers, Typhoon Koppu was carrying maximum sustained winds of 65 kph, with gusts of up to 90 kph, the bureau data showed. [FULL STORY]