Details of Disaster Information

Taiwan, Province Of China : Typhoon : 2005/07/19
GLIDE: TC-2005-000114-TWN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/07/19
Taiwan, Province Of China
Name Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Haitang swirled toward China's southeast coast on Tuesday after killing up to four people in Taiwan, injuring 29 others and wreaking damage estimated at $14 million.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • BBC News 2005/07/19
    At least 16 people have been injured in one of the most powerful typhoons to hit Taiwan in recent years.
  • Reuters 2005/07/18
    Typhoon Haitang slammed into Taiwan on Monday, injuring 22 people and forcing government offices, schools and financial markets to shut across the island.

    Local media said four people had died in the lashing winds and torrential rain, but the National Fire Agency said it could not confirm the deaths were related to the typhoon.
  • Swissinfo 2005/07/19
    Typhoon heads for China after hammering Taiwan