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23 août 2019 | 09h57 UTC

Taiwan: Flights and ferry services canceled August 23 /update 2

Taiwan Alerte de sécurité

Domestic flights and ferry services reportedly canceled across Taiwan on August 23 as Tropical Storm Bailu approaches territory

TIMEFRAME expected from 23/8/2019, 12h00 until 26/8/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Taipei). COUNTRY/REGION Taiwan

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Authorities have canceled several domestic flights and ferry services as of Friday, August 23, as Severe Tropical Storm Bailu moves towards the territory. Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued offshore typhoon warnings for areas off of the southeastern coast on August 23. As of 17:00 (local time) on August 23, the storm is expected to make landfall in Taitung county on Saturday, August 24. Bailu is forecast to strengthen as it moves towards Taiwan and may become a typhoon before making landfall. The storm is expected to bring strong winds and rainfall amounts of 100-200 mm (4-8 in) as it approaches Taiwan.

As of 17:00 on August 23, Bailu is located approximately at 19°N 125.30°E (map here) and is exhibiting maximum sustained wind speeds of 90 kph (56 mph). The storm is tracking west-northwest at a speed of 25 kph (16 mph). Flooding, landslides, power outages, and transportation disruptions, including flight delays and road closures, are possible across Taiwan over the coming days. 


Individuals in areas forecast to be affected by the storm are advised to monitor local weather reports, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, anticipate adverse weather and power and transportation disruptions, and remember that running water can be dangerous - 15 cm (6 in) is enough to knock over an adult - and never drive through flooded streets; floodwater may also contain wastewater and chemical products. 


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