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Sea warning for Typhoon Talim lifted: CWB

2017/09/14 20:28:28

Image taken from Central Weather Bureau's website

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The sea warning for Typhoon Talim was lifted at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

As of 8 p.m., the typhoon was 400 kilometers northeast from Taipei, moving in a northerly direction at 8 kilometers per hour with maximum sustained winds of 173 kph and gusts of 209 kph, CWB data showed.

The typhoon is expected to hit Japan on Saturday and travelers to the area are advised to check the status of flights, said CWB forecaster Chang Cheng-chuan (張承傳).

He also said that as the typhoon moves away, the weather in Taiwan from Friday to Sunday will be clear to cloudy with possible thunderstorms in central and southern areas.

(By Chen Wei-ting and William Yen)