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Duration 2015/08/06 Typhoon Soudelor, the strongest typhoon of the year was bearing down on Taiwans east coast 6 August 2015, forcing the evacuation of more than 2,000 from outlying islands popular with tourists. Country or District Taiwan Name Typhoon
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- Reuters 2015/08/08
A powerful typhoon battered Taiwan on 8 August 2015 with strong wind and torrential rain, cutting power to 3.62 million households as the death toll rose to six. Four people were missing and 101 were injured.
- AFP 2015/08/06
Around 2,600 people, including tourists and residents, have been evacuated from Green Island and Orchid Island off the coast of the eastern county of Taitung.
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