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Typhoon Talim veers away from Taiwan, moves towards Japan

Taiwan will lift a shipping warning later on Thursday after Typhoon Talim veered away from the island and moved towards Japan but the capital, Taipei, and other cities can expect heavy rains from the storm, meteorologists said. Some flight cancellations could also still be expected as northern Taiwan is lashed by heavy rain. Talim had gained in strength since Wednesday ...

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Taiwan battens down for Super Typhoon Talim, ships warned, flights cancelled

Taiwan issued a maritime warning and airlines cancelled some flights as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling towards China potentially as a super typhoon. Talim was expected to gain strength as it sweeps towards Taiwan’s northern cities, including New Taipei, lashing them with strong wind and heavy rain, ...

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Second Typhoon hits Taiwan in just two days after Nesat


Taiwan was hit Sunday by its second significant storm in two days after Typhoon Nesat (known as Gorio in the Philippines) battered the island, leaving at least 111 injured. A significant part of the island halted on Saturday after Nesat made landfall in the eastern district of Yilan, throwing together gigantic waves of more than 49 feet (15 meters) and ...

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