Typhoon Meranti Hammers Taiwan

Typhoon Meranti passed over Taiwan Wednesday September 14, bringing intense rain over most of the island, and hammering the southern counties with intense wind-gusts that brought down power-lines, flipped cars and trucks over, and damaged buildings. Strongest Typhoon to Hit Taiwan in 21 years The typhoon is the strongest to hit the island in 21 years. The eye passed about 90km south of Hengchun Peninsular in Pingtung County. The weather station on Hengchun Peninsular recorded sustained winds of 191 kilometers

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