Typhoon Cuts Power to Nearly Half a Million People in Taiwan – Annie Huang

Krosa affects the air, the sea traffic and approximately half a million people in Taiwan. In southeast China over a million people were evacuated before Krosa landed. From AP:

A lashed Taiwan with intense winds and rains Saturday, cutting power to thousands of homes and leaving at least two men missing in the capital.

Mainland China was bracing for the storm next, with authorities ordering tens of thousands of people to higher ground.

In the northern Taiwanese port city of Keelung, which bore the brunt of Typhoon Krosa’s 114 mph winds, about 400,000 households lost electricity, officials said.

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See also AP’s another report Typhoon hits China; million people evacuated

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