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Taiwan braces for tropical storm Fung-Wong

  Soldiers from Fuzhou border detachment go on patrol by the seaside in Fuqing city, East China’s Fujian province, Sept 20, 2014. Fujian’s Flood Control and Drought Relief Office launched Ⅲ-level emergency response to handle the 16th typhoon Fung-Wong this year. The weather station issued an orange warning at 16: 52 on Saturday. China has a four-tier color-coded warning system for severe weather, with red being the most serious, followed by orange, yellow and blue.   Taiwan’s meteorology authority on Saturday warned more regions to brace for tropical storm Fung-Wong, which is approaching the island packing wind as strong as 119 km per hour.   As of 10:15 p.m., Fung-Wong was centered 150 km south of Taiwan’s southernmost tip, tracking north-northeast-northward at a faster speed of 22 km per hour, the island’s … Read entire article »

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