Taipei--The Central Weather Bureau lifted sea and land warnings for Typhoon Nesat at 2:30 p.m. Sunday after it was downgraded to a tropical storm around noon and its radius left Taiwan proper and its offshore islands.
Nesat swept across the country the previous night, leaving 109 people injured and 570,979 households without power around Taiwan, according to data from the Central Emergency Operation Center.
As of 4 p.m. Sunday, power had been restored to 482,728 households, with 88,251 still suffering power outages, including around 80,000 households in Yilan County and 6,000 in New Taipei.
Others still without power were in Hsinchu City, Pingtung County, Miaoli County, Taipei and Taitung County.
Taiwan Power Co. dispatched over 2,265 repair staff and nearly 2,000 vehicles and equipment to fix the problems around the country.
Meanwhile, the Council of Agriculture issued code red landslide warnings for 15 rivers around Taiwan at around noon Sunday, mainly in Pingtung County.
It also issued code yellow landslide warnings for another 611 rivers in 13 cities and counties around the country.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel