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WorldTropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

17:05  24 august  2019
17:05  24 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Tropical Storm "Bailu," known as Ineng in the Philippines, formed August 21, 2019, as the 11th named storm of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. Bailu is expected to pass extremely close to the southern tip of Taiwan or make landfall somewhere near Hengchun over the next 24 hours. It will then continue

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Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China
Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China
Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A landslide triggered by a tropical storm stranded 18 people in Taiwan on Saturday as the storm headed for China's southeastern coast.

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A tropical storm , meanwhile, has a maximum wind speed of 62 to 88 kph. Typhoons pack the second strongest wind speeds next to super typhoons, which have maximum PAGASA weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio said "Ineng" is expected to move faster in the coming days as it barrels toward Taiwan .

Tropical Storm Talim is accelerating through southwestern Japan. Rainfall flooding and landslides, along with gusty winds, will be the main threats from Talim in western Fortunately, the path of Talim through the East China Sea was sufficiently far west to spare Naha, Okinawa, of typhoon conditions.

Tropical Storm Bailu brought heavy rain and winds up to 118 kilometers (73 miles) per hour as it crossed the southern half of Taiwan.

Fourteen tourists were among those trapped after the landslide in Hualien county. About 450 people were evacuated around the island and 12,000 households were without power late Saturday afternoon.

At least six people were injured, including a 79-year-old man who was knocked off his motorcycle and another man of the same age injured by glass that sprayed into his home, the government's disaster response center said.

The storm — also known as "Ineng" — was on track to reach Fujian province in southeastern China on Sunday morning.

A mudslide swept away a warehouse in Taitung county in Taiwan's southeast.

"Wind speeds weren't that high, but what made it stand out was rainfall," Central Weather Bureau forecaster Yen Tseng-hsi said.

Tropical storms and typhoons, which gather strength from the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, hit Taiwan, China, Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam from June through November each year.

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