Typhoon Maysak downgraded to tropical depression

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/05
By: Chen Wei-ting and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, April 5 (CNA) Former Typhoon Maysak was reported to have weakened into a tropical

(From the Central Weather Bureau website)

(From the Central Weather Bureau website)

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]

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