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Sea warning issued for Typhoon Soudelor

Sea warning issued for Typhoon Soudelor

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau on Thursday issued a sea warning for Typhoon Soudelor, adding that a land warning should follow in the evening.
As of 11 a.m., Soudelor was centered 910 kilometers east-southeast of Hualien, moving at a speed of 23 km per hour in a west-northwesterly direction, the bureau said.
It is packing maximum sustained winds of 162 kph, with gusts reaching 198 kph, it said.
On its current path, Soudelor's center could make landfall in Hualien, eastern Taiwan, between Friday and Saturday before heading toward China, forecasters said, adding that the storm could pick up strength when it moves closer to the island. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-24 00:07 GMT+08:00