Taipei-Typhoon Mitag, which was moving along Taiwan's northeastern coast late Monday night, has left four people injured and more than 7,000 homes without electricity, according to the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC).
Based on reports received by the CEOC as of 10 p.m. Monday, the four victims from Taipei and Yilan County all suffered minor injuries, and have either been discharged or are receiving treatment at local hospitals.
A total of 42,849 households lost power Monday during the storm, but only 7,197 households were still without electricity as of 10 p.m., the CEOC said.
The typhoon was centered 110 kilometers northeast of Yilan County as of 10 p.m. Monday, moving in a north-northwesterly direction at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour, the Central Weather Bureau said.
According to the CWB, the land warning for the typhoon should be lifted no later than Tuesday noon.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel