15 cities and counties in Taiwan to see strong winds and heavy rain as a result of Typhoon Hato
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday issued sea
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]