One dead, nine injured in Tropical Storm Bailu

SEVERE IMPACT: NT$25.26 million worth of crops were damaged, affecting vegetable prices, and 3,436 people were forced to evacuate their homes

Taiei Times
Date: ug 26, 2019
By: Shelley Shan  /  Staff reporter

One person died and nine were injured after Severe Tropical Storm Bailu made landfall in Pingtung

Banana plants lie flattened in a plantation in Taitung County yesterday, after strong winds and heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Bailu.
Photo: CNA

County on Saturday, the Central Emergency Operation Center said yesterday.

An 18-year-old drove a motorcycle into a fallen tree in Tainan at 11:49pm on Saturday and died after branches punctured his chest, the center said.

Two other people — a 21-year-old woman on a scooter and a 32-year-old man on a motorcycle — were injured in Tainan after driving into trees that had fallen into the street.

In Nantou County’s Yuchih Township (魚池), a 73-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were hurt when trees fell on them.    [FULL  STORY]

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