Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - Page 1 News List

Storm leaves four dead, hundreds hurt

ACCIDENTS:Eight people were injured when a tour bus rolled onto its side on a freeway, while three pedestrians were hurt by collapsing scaffolding at a Taichung hotel

By Shelley Shan  /  Staff reporter

As of 6pm yesterday, Taipingshan (太平山) in Yilan County had the highest accumulated rainfall with 1,015mm, followed by Niaozuishan (鳥嘴山) in Hsinchu County and Taoshan (桃山) in Taichung, which had accumulated more than 620mm of rainfall.

At press time last night, Penghu, Kinmen, Yunlin, Chiayi, Changhua, Yilan and Pingtung counties, as well as Taipei, New Taipei City, Keelung, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, had declared today a typhoon day, canceling school and work.

Taitung canceled work and school today in three villages in mountainous areas.

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