Typhoon Hato to bring heavy rain to 15 cities and counties in Taiwan

15 cities and counties in Taiwan to see strong winds and heavy rain as a result of Typhoon Hato

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/22
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday issued sea

Position of Typhoon Hato Tuesday morning. (Windy.com map)

and land warnings for Typhoon Hato and early this morning it reported that the eye of the storm was south-southwest of Eluanbi, Taiwan’s southernmost point, was moving west-northwest, and is now impacting the Hengchun Peninsula, Taitung, Pingtung, and Kaohsiung. Residents of those areas are advised to be vigilant for strong winds and heavy rains.

As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, the 13th typhoon of the year, Typhoon Hato, was located 20.8. degrees North and 120.5 degrees East, which is about 130 kilometers south-southwest of Taiwan’s southernmost tip of Eluanbi, and was moving in a west-northwest direction through the Hengchun Peninsula at a speed of 27 kilometers per hour.    [FULL  STORY]

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