‘Rain bomb’ causes flooding in parts of northern Taiwan

Several areas in northern Taiwan are seeing flooding as a result of heavy rains

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/06/02
By: Central News Agency

Taipei, June 2 — Parts of the northern city of New Taipei were flooded Friday as a

Wulun stream overflows in Keelung.(By Central News Agency)

hovering front and southwesterly airstream dumped heavy rain across Taiwan.

As of 8:30 a.m. Friday, flooding had been reported in 43 locations in the city’s Danshui, Sanzhi, Shimen, Jinshan and Wanli districts, the city government said.

Some schools in Shimen, Jinshan, Wanli and Sanzhi districts have also been closed, it said.

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned Friday that the moist weather system will bring downpours all over Taiwan, with torrential rain or extremely torrential rain likely on the northern coast.    [FULL  STORY]

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