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Typhoon Trami approaches Taiwan

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 00:45

Aug. 21 - Typhoon Trami brought torrential rain to northern Taiwan and caused at least two deaths. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Typhoon Trami approached Taiwan on Wednesday (August 21) as it brought in torrential rain, local media reported. The typhoon, ranked as a category one, flooded northern parts of Taiwan causing the Shihmen Reservoir to overflow on Tuesday (August 20). Two deaths were reported, one of the deceased was a 71-year-old woman, Changpeng Ching-mei. She fell into a river in Hsinchu, Taiwan, while trying to cross a bridge on her motor scooter. Rescue workers waded in the river to search for her body, and found her remains approximately four kilometres down the rapids. As of 10:00 a.m. local time (0200 GMT), Trami is located 230 kilometres (143 miles) east of Taiwan, moving west at 25 kph (15.5 mph), according to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau.

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Typhoon Trami approaches Taiwan

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 00:45