Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Super typhoon Dujuan has killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in eastern China.
As Typhoon Dujuan (杜鵑) rampaged yesterday, local governments announced that school and work hours are canceled today in all jurisdictions north of Chiayi as well as outlying islands.1 Comment
Much of Taipei was in lockdown mode as Typhoon Dujuan made landfall yesterday, pounding the island's north with heavy rain and winds, with the city implementing halts to water drawing from reservoirs to guard existing drinking water from muddiness.
As Typhoon Dujuan bears down on Taiwan, there are several important safety measures that those new to typhoons need to know to not only keep loved ones safe but also to save time and trouble during the storm.
High wind and rain brought by Typhoon Dujuan will affect Taiwan from Monday night until midday today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday, warning the public to be especially on guard against flooding.
Some 5,000 people living in mountainous areas around Taiwan have been evacuated in anticipation of bad weather brought by Typhoon Dujuan, local authorities said Monday evening.
The grandson of former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) brought historical documents never before seen by Taiwanese officials during a visit to the island earlier this month, showing how Taiwan's destiny during World War II was altered, ........1 Comment
Dengue fever cases have passed the 15,000 mark in Tainan, announced the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署) yesterday, while warning of the importance of battling the disease post-typhoon to avoid a worsening of the outbreak.
Typhoon Dujuan (杜鵑) disrupted post-holiday travel plans for around 300,000 people yesterday as rail services, flights and ferries were suspended in anticipation of rough weather.
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday ruled out creating a processing centre for the thousands of mostly Syrian migrants trying to enter Europe from Turkish territory, calling instead for them to be hosted in "safe zones" inside Syria.