By: Chen Wei-ting and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, April 5 (CNA) Former Typhoon Maysak was reported to have weakened into a tropical
depression as of 2 p.m. Sunday and was located about 450 kilometers south of Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻), Taiwan’s southernmost tip, moving northwest at 20 kph, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
Despite the downgrade, the bureau still warned vessels in the Bashi Channel and around the Pratas (東沙), Paracel (西沙) and Macclesfield Bank(中沙) islands to remain alert.
The storm’s periphery could still bring rain to Taiwan and central and southern parts of the island could experience showers, according to the bureau. [FULL STORY]