Tropical storm strengthens to typhoon

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/17
By: Wang Shu-feng and Lee Mei-yu

Taipei, Nov. 17 (CNA) A typhoon has developed over the Pacific, but so far, it is not forecast to 201511170040t0001hit Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday.

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, IN-FA, the 26th typhoon of this year, was centered over 5,000 kilometers east-southeast of Taiwan, moving at a speed of between 21 kilometers per hour and 26 kph in a westerly direction, veering toward west-northwest.

With a radius of 100 km, Typhoon IN-FA is carrying maximum sustained winds of 18 meters per second, with gusts of up to 25 mps.     [FULL  STORY]

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