The “Nepartak” typhoon hit Taiwan - 2 deceased, 60 injured
18:30, 8 July 2016

The “Nepartak” typhoon hit Taiwan - 2 deceased, 60 injured

Powerful pacific typhoon hit Taiwan forcing 15 thousand people leave their homes

18:30, 8 July 2016

112 Agency

Two people deceased and more than 60 injured as a result of rough weather in Taiwan.

Powerful pacific typhoon hit the island. Schools and offices are closed in every city. Trading on the Stock Exchange, 500 train departures and flights have been cancelled. More than 15 thousand people left their homes. Almost 200 thousand houses are cut from power electric lines.

Wind gusts are 230 km/h. Currently typhoon is moving towards Gao Shun – second largest city and the biggest port in Taiwan.

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The cyclone radius is 200 km. Its next “target” will be South-East coast of continental China. It will partially hit Japan, where high level alert had been already announced.

The “Nepartak” and it is the first typhoon in Asia this season.

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