Taiwan battles floodwaters as torrential rain hits
Date: June 03, 2017
By Kristina Pydynowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist
Two people are dead after moisture from former-Tropical Cyclone Mora led to torrential rainfall and major flooding in northern Taiwan on Friday.
Out of the 163 mm (6.42 inches) of rain that inundated Taipei on Friday, 120 mm (4.72 inches) fell in just two hours, according to data obtained by Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau.
In the Taipei area on Friday, the majority of that rain occurred with a 12-hour period.
Northern parts of New Taipei City were hit the hardest on Friday with rain totals exceeding 300 mm (12 inches). [FULL STORY]