Details of Disaster Information

Taiwan, Province Of China : Typhoon : 2004/08/24
GLIDE: TC-2004-000080-TWN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/08/24
Taiwan, Province Of China
Name Typhoon
Outline Taiwan has been pounded by raging winds and heavy rain brought by tropical typhoon Aere. At least five fishermen have reportedly drowned, while two residents in Taipei were injured by falling debris as winds uprooted trees and caused car crashes.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Reuters 2004/08/26
    At least 15 people were buried when a landslide triggered by a fierce typhoon struck a mountain village in Taiwan, a government official said on Thursday.
  • CNN NEWS 2004/08/25
    China has begun evacuating almost 250,000 people from coastal areas as it braces for the onslaught of Typhoon Aere.
  • Reuters 2004/08/24
    A Hong Kong fishing boat capsized outside the northern Harbour of Keelung on Monday as it tried to seek shelter, leaving one dead and three missing.
  • BBC News 2004/08/24
    Typhoon Aere was expected to dump up to 1,000mm (40in) of rain on the island. A jetliner slid off a runway in Taipei, where offices and schools have closed.