By Huang Li-yun, Chen Wei-ting, Lu Tai-cheng and CNA intern
Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Tropical Storm Nesat is forecast to hit Taiwan directly around the
end of the week, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), which said Thursday that a land warning was likely to be issued by the next day.
As of 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Nesat was located approximately 890 kilometers southeast of Taiwan’s southern tip and was moving north northwest at 14 kilometers per hour, CWB data showed.
The storm was carrying maximum sustained winds of 90 km per hour, with gusts of up to 118 km/h and was shifting to a northwest track as it moved closer to Taiwan’s Green Island, the CWB indicated. [FULL STORY]