Torrential rain in Northern Taiwan leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

Limited number of schools to close on Saturday

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/06/02
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A day of torrential rain left at least one person dead, two

The remains of a road in Wanli, New Taipei City. (By Central News Agency)

missing and five injured, most of them near the north coast, while forecasters Friday urged caution to continue until after the weekend.

The casualty was a woman who was swept away while riding a motorcycle in the Bali district of New Taipei City just before noon. A rescue operation found her body two hours later, reports said.

The two missing were an elderly woman who was working in a field in Keelung City and the other formed part of a group of three isolated by rising water in Shimen, New Taipei City.    [FULL  STORY]

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