News Videos
International Edition


July 24, 2017

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Contact Us

Tropical storm Nakri may bring gusts of wind, rain

TAIPEI -- Taiwan could see occasional downpours in most parts of the island and heavy seas in coastal areas due to the effects of the outer rim of Tropical Storm Nakri, the Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday.

Nakri could trigger high waves off northern and southwestern Taiwan, the bureau said, cautioning that ships in these regions should be on high alert.

Strong winds could occur, especially in waters north of Taiwan, with wind speeds reaching 60-90 kilometers per hour, it said.

Northern, northeastern, central and southern Taiwan could experience occasional heavy rain, forecasters said.

As of 5 p.m., the storm was centered about 860 km east of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi, moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 21 kph.

It was packing maximum sustained winds of 64.8 kph, with gusts reaching 90 kph, the bureau said.

Another tropical storm, Halong, is located 2,770 km east southeast of Eluanbi, moving in a west-northwesterly direction at a speed of 14 kph. However, it is unlikely to affect the weather in Taiwan in the coming days, the bureau said.

Taiwan's postage stamp prices are being raised for the first time in 26 years
Ko Wen-je told China straight-up that Tsai Ing-wen will be called president, not leader
A blogger in Vietnam will spend 10 years in jail for comments about a Taiwan-owned factory's chemical spill
LATEST: Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says
As it happened: 1 dead, 2 critical, 13 more injured in gas explosions
Updated with video: Riders are leaving their oBikes everywhere and some government officials won't take it anymore
LATEST: China 'has gotten an apology' after the White House confused the PRC and ROC
This blog is a lifesaver for Taipei parents with a toddler
Getting divorced in Taiwan? From custody to child support, this is what you need to know
Tainan's mayor reaffirms his pro-independence stance
Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Contact Us
Home  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |  
Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary Travel  |   Movies  |   Guide Post  |   Terms of Use  |  
  chinapost search