Text Version
RSS Feeds
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
Typhoon Morakot kills 126, injures 45 in Taiwan
+ -
14:12, August 17, 2009

Click the "PLAY" button and listen. Do you like the online audio service here?
Good, I like it
Just so so
I don't like it
No interest
 Related News
 Aid arrives as Taiwan still feels devastation
 Taiwan agriculture suffers huge loss in Typhoon Morakot
 Typhoon aid arrives in Taiwan
 Modern dance show held to collect money for Morakot victim in Taiwan
 22 Chinese seamen on Panama freighter missing in seawater off Taiwan
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Typhoon Morakot has killed at least 126 people and left 61 missing in Taiwan as of 8 a.m. Monday, according to local disaster response authorities.

Another 45 people were injured after the typhoon, the worst on the island in nearly five decades, wreaking havoc across central and southern regions.

The authorities said these figure did not include villagers in Kaohsiung who had lost contact.

The death toll remained at 124 and 56 people were missing as of Saturday evening.

Morakot has caused nearly 12.28 billion New Taiwan Dollars (372 million U.S. dollars) in damages to agriculture and civilian facilities, 9.63 billion New Taiwan Dollars of which were that of agricultural products as of 9 a.m. Monday.

Source: Xinhua

  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Being African among the curious Chinese
What does China contribute to the world?
25-year-old Norwegian singer, Michael Jackson's 4th son?
Does Japan put itself in China's place?
China unhappy with Japan giving visa to separatist

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved