14. 09. 2016
Today, 14 September, the typhoon “Meranti” with great force flew to Taiwan. This typhoon is considered to be one of the most powerful over the last year.
A lot of Taiwan’s families were left without electricity. Schools and universities are closed in some municipalities in Taiwan. Also, flights are canceled and movement of land transport is restricted.
Local residents are trying to rebuild their houses.
This is the second typhoon in Taiwan over the last year. In July, the island suffered a lot because of the destructive power of the typhoon “Nepartak”. More than 80 people died and 19 were missing. The material damage was over than 100 billion dollars.