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.

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Heavy Rains Inundate Taiwan

Heavy rain caused by the northeastern monsoon coupled with the influence of tropical storm Khanun has caused landslides, power outages, floods, and disruption to road, sea, and air transport across the nation Saturday, October 14. The Ministry of Economic Affairs opened the Central Disaster Response Center at 11:00pm last night to coordinate responses to potential disasters brought about by the heavy rain. Landslip in Xizhi District In Xizhi District, New Taipei City, residents were rudely awoken at around 5:00am to

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Torrential Rain Lashes Northern Taiwan: Flash Floods, Landslides and Lightning Strikes Cause Havoc

Planes were grounded at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport this morning June 2, as a lightning strike damaged a radio navigation system, and blackouts and floods affected operations at the airport. A total of 104 flights were affected when flights were suspended a little before 9:00am. Flights resumed before noon, after the navigation system was repaired. In other areas of northern Taiwan, thunderstorms brought torrential rain causing local flooding. At 11:45 a rock-slide blocked traffic in both directions on the Su-Hua

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