By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Dome developer Farglory Group will face a fine of
NT$90,000 (US$2,800) after pieces of sheet metal were blown into a nearby road during Typhoon Soudelor, the Taipei City Government said Saturday.
The typhoon, which made landfall on Taiwan’s east coast at 4:40 a.m. and left from Yunlin County more than six hours later, brought damage to buildings and trees nationwide.
From 10 p.m. Friday, security staff at the unfinished Taipei Dome found six to ten pieces of sheet metal to have been blown off the complex, according to the city’s urban development chief, Jou Min Lin.
As a result of the incident, traffic restrictions came into effect on nearby Zhongxiao East Road and Keelung Road, he said. [FULL STORY]