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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 2007-000137
Country: TWN Taiwan (China)
Date (YMD): 2007-8-18
Duration: 1
Information Source:IFRC Information Bulletin 1
Comments: Typhoon Sepat underwent rapid intensification in the afternoon of 16th August, 2007, and it landed Taiwan at 5:40am 18th August. After that the power of the super typhoon was reduced, but still prevailing, leaving power shortage in the mountainside villages of Xin Yi, Nantou county (central Taiwan); floods in Tai Shi village, Yunlin county (southwest of Taiwan). The power of Sepat has been down to a tropical storm after it left Taiwan at around 02:30pm 19th August, and at the same time the typhoon alarm was canceled. An estimated agricultural loss of NTD832million (equivalent to CHF30.4million)was calculated .
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