Typhoon day for offices, schools in eastern Taiwan Wednesday

07/22/2014 06:48 PM
Waves in Taitung County Tuesday
Waves in Taitung County Tuesday

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Schools and offices will be closed in the eastern counties of Yilan, Hualien and Taitung Wednesday as a precaution ahead of Typhoon Matmo's approach.

The three counties announced earlier Tuesday that school and work would be suspended starting from 6 p.m. that day.

As of 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, no other cities or counties had announced any closures for the following day.

(By Christie Chen and Wesley Holzer; click here for the updated story)ENDITEM/WH

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