By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) informed the public of a possible typhoon approach
due this Sunday through the Mid-Autumn Festival next week, reports said Thursday.
A tropical storm with the international name “Dujuan” is forecasted to enter the Taiwan area as it has turned westward towards the island as of 6 a.m. this morning.
Typhoon Dujuan is currently centered about 1,300 kilometers southeast off the coast of Hualien, and heading west-northwest at six kilometers per hour.
Winds of up to 23km/h have been observed around the center of the typhoon, with the diameter of the storm currently expanded to as far as 200 kilometers, according to the weather bureau. [FULL STORY]