Strongest typhoon in 21 years hits Taiwan
Parts of Taiwan came to a standstill Wednesday as super typhoon Meranti brought the strongest winds in 21 years, while China issued a red alert for waves as the storm bore down on the mainland.
Meranti brought violent winds and torrential rain to eastern and southern Taiwan as it skirted past the island’s southern tip, with Hengchun’s observation station recording the strongest winds in its 120-year history according to Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.