The Central Weather Bureau announced yesterday that a typhoon is likely to hit the country over the weekend. The typhoon, named Chanchu, started gathering strength on Tuesday and was approximately 1,900km southeast of Taiwan as of 8pm last night. Moving westward at a speed of 19kph, with gusts reaching 30mps, Chanchu could start affecting the country on Sunday if it remains on course, the bureau said. The bureau said it would continue to monitor the typhoon's movement. Meanwhile, a frontal system is going to hit the country today, bringing showers in the northern and northeastern part of the country, the bureau added.
Thu, May 11, 2006 - Page 4 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Typhoon approaching
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