Rain, Rain, Go Away: The Fourth Day Pictorial

Heavy rains continued to inundate Taiwan for the fourth day running, causing havoc all over the island. This is a sample of images from various Taiwan media sources, Sunday, October 15, 2017.

landslide-affected train station
A train station on the South-link line in Taitung County on the morning of October 15. Train services between Taitung and Pingtung were disrupted due to landslides in several locations.
suhau highway rockfall
Highway 9, the Suhua Highway. One of many landslides and rockfalls blocks the road. Road crews are constantly working to keep the road clear. Picture: Liberty Times Network.
landslide on road
Old Provincial Highway 2 in Wanli District New Taipei City. Picture: United Daily News.
highway 11 washed out
Highway 11, the coastal highway in Hualian County reduced to a single lane. Picture: LTN reader provided.
waterfall on road
A group of hikers trapped in the mountains near Jhiben Township, Taitung County. They had planned to descend the mountain October 14, but heavy rain caused a waterfall to block the road. According to rescuers, the roadbed has been washed away by the waterfall.

Southern Cross Island Highway
Southern Cross-island Highway, 102km mark.
rocks and waterfalls on cross island highway
The Central Cross-island Highway, October 15, 2017. Picture: UDN.

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