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Taiwan lifts sea warning for Typhoon Goni

2015/08/23 21:13:03

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau lifted the sea warning for Typhoon Goni at 8:30 p.m. Sunday when its center was located in the sea 270 km east-southeast of Taipei, moving away in the northeasterly direction.

The weather bureau, however, alerted the people north of Yunlin and in the mountainous areas in Yilan and south of Chiayi county that torrential rain is likely to hit as an effect of the typhoon.

Gusty winds and high waves are also likely in the sea around Taiwan, including the southeastern offshore Orchid and Green islands, the forecasting agency said.

(By S.C. Chang)