Heavy Rain and Wind Warnings Issued as Typhoon Kong-Rey Passes by

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this afternoon issued a heavy rain warning for northern districts of Taiwan, including Taipei City, Keelung City, Taoyuan City, and mountain districts from Hsinchu County north, as Typhoon Kong-Rey passes close by on a trajectory predicted to take the storm through Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, before heading to South Korea. In the alert issued at 1:52pm, the CWB also issued a strong wind advisory for 18 counties and cities, including the offshore islands. The advisory warned

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