Typhoon Hato poised to strike Taiwan as sea warning issued

CWB issues sea warning for Typhoon Hato

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/21
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 11:30 p.m. on

Typhoon Hato poised to pounce on Taiwan. (Windy.com image)

Sunday issued a sea warning for the waters off southern Taiwan as well as the Bashi Channel as Typhoon Hato nears, and if the storm maintains its present course, the CWB will issue a land warning by noon on Monday.

As of 11:30 p.m. Sunday, the 13th typhoon of the year, Typhoon Hato, was located 20.1. degrees North and 126.1 degrees East, which is about 570 kilometers east-southeast of Taiwan’s southernmost tip of Eluanbi, and was moving in a westerly direction toward the Bashi Channel at a speed of 16 kilometers per hour.

It was carrying winds of 64.8 kilometers per hour, with gusts of up to 90 kilometers per hour, according to CWB data.    [FULL  STORY]

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