Fast-moving Typhoon Mitag is bearing down on northern Taiwan, bringing high winds and heavy rain and forcing flight cancellations. The Taiwan Central Weather Bureau has issued sea and land warnings. Typhoon Mitag, categorised by Taiwan's weather bureau as at the second-strongest typhoon level, was expected to approach the coast of Yilan county with maximum winds of 162 kmph … Mitag is moving north, close to the east coast of Taiwan and forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center noted that Mitag is at peak intensity. The storm is forecast to graze the east coast of China, south of Shanghai, and then turn northeast. Typhoon Mitag, categorised by Taiwan’s weather bureau as at the second-strongest typhoon level, was expected to approach the coast of Yilan county with maximum winds of 162 kmh on Monday night. Typhoon Mitag is moving in a westerly/northwesterly direction at a rate of about 16 to 20 kilometers an hour (ten to 13 miles per hour) and by about 17:00 Taipei, Taiwan time (05:00 New York time), Mitag is immediately to the east of the island of Taiwan and north of the Philippines. Taiwan braces for typhoon Mitag Robie de Guzman • October 1, 2019 • 437 People struggle with the wind as they cross the street under the rain as typhoon Mitag is expected to hit northern Taiwan, in Keelung, Taiwan, 30 September 2019. Alerts were ordered for parts of the island's east and north, including the capital, Taipei, with the worst of the weather expected to arrive overnight on Monday. Taiwan’s navy was on standby as Typhoon Mitag approached the northeastern part of the island. Typhoon “MITAG” Typhoon ‘MITAG’ is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon Sep. 30, 2019, and potentially could make landfall in the northeast of Taiwan later today. Typhoon Mitag bears down on northern Taiwan September 30, 2019 (Mainichi Japan) This image taken from a video shows an empty airline counter at Taipei International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan… It soon became a Severe Tropical Storm and reached typhoon status on September 29. Taipei, Sep 30: Typhoon Mitag is expected to make a landfall in Taiwan on Monday post afternoon, following which the authorities have directed the closure of schools and offices in 13 Taiwan nations, according to local media reports. Instead international funds are investing once again and […] This is 18th named storm of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. The 23rd depression and the 8th typhoon of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season, Mitag developed from a low pressure system near the Micronesia Islands on September 24. September 30, 2019. SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- Typhoon Mitag is expected to make landfall on South Korea's southwest coast on Thursday but its strength may be weaker than anticipated after passing through Taiwan and the Chinese mainland, the local meteorological agency said. Typhoon Mitag, categorized by Taiwan’s weather bureau as the second-strongest typhoon level, approached the coast of the northeastern county of Yilan with maximum winds of 162 kmh (100 mph) on 30th September 2019. At 6pm UTC (7pm BST), Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) located Typhoon Mitag at lattitude 26.1 (N), longitude 122.4 (E). Japan, South Korea and Taiwan on alert as Typhoon Mitag churns Typhoon storm Mitag is likely to make a landfall in Taiwan on Monday as a result of which authorities have ordered the closure of offices and schools in eight counties and cities in Taiwan, local media reported. With gusts of up to 162 km per hour, Typhoon Mitag caused the largest typhoon-related impact on northeastern Taiwan in two years. The storm is forecast to graze the east coast of China, south of Shanghai, and then turn northeast. Alerts were ordered for parts of the island’s east and north, including the capital, Taipei, with the worst of the weather expected to arrive overnight. Typhoon Mitag, expected to be as strong as the recent Typhoon Tapah, may land in the southern coastal area of Korea around Wednesday, said the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA). Typhoon Mitag – Shanghai and Taipei. Colapso de puente en Taiwán, dejo al menos 10 heridos, autoridades investigan si fue por consecuencia del paso de tifon Mitag. In response to typhoon Mitag which is affecting Shanghai and Taipei, we understand that you may want to make alternate travel arrangements. Credit: NASA Worldview Basado en datos recolectados por el centro a las 6:30 a.m. del martes, el tifón Mitag inundó 11 localidades a lo largo de Taiwán, todas … Fast-moving Typhoon Mitag is bearing down on northern Taiwan, bringing high winds and heavy rain and forcing flight cancellations. TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fast-moving Typhoon Mitag was bearing down on northern Taiwan on Monday, bringing high winds and heavy rain and forcing scores of flight cancellations. After turning deadly in South Korea, Mitag now has its sights set on Japan. Mitag is moving north, close to the east coast of Taiwan and forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center noted that Mitag is at peak intensity. On Sept. 30, the MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Typhoon Mitag just east of Taiwan. Typhoon Mitag, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Onyok, was a moderately strong tropical cyclone that severely affected Taiwan, East China and South Korea in early October 2019. On October 6, the JTWC reported an area of cloud cluster has formed 198 km southeast of the Marshall Islands. Typhoon Mitag, categorized by Taiwan's weather bureau as the second-strongest typhoon level, was expected to approach the coast of the northeastern county of … The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted land and sea warnings for Typhoon Mitag as of Tuesday afternoon. Fast-moving Typhoon Mitag is bearing down on northern Taiwan, bringing high winds and heavy rain and forcing flight cancellations. At 08:00 UTC September 30, Typhoon "Mitag" was located 300 km (185 miles) SSE of Taipei, Taiwan. This typhoon equals the strength of a category 2 Developing typhoon heads towards China’s eastern coast before threatening floods across parts of South Korea and Japan. Typhoon Mitag is lashing Taiwan with heavy rains and powerful wind gusts. Analysts had concluded that Taiwan would suffer badly from the US-China trade war. The storm is forecast to graze the east coast of China, south of Shanghai, and then turn northeast. Taiwan shut down its financial markets and ordered schools closed on Monday as a typhoon approached its northeastern coast, while airlines cancelled more than 150 flights amid warnings of floods and high winds. Alerts were ordered for parts of the island's east and north, including the capital, Taipei, with the worst of the weather expected to arrive overnight on Monday. Fast-moving Typhoon Mitag is bearing down on northern Taiwan, bringing high winds and heavy rain and forcing flight cancellations. "Mitag" (locally known as "Onyok" in the Philippines) might strengthen into a typhoon within 24 hours. Maximum 10-minute sustained winds were 130 km/h (80 mph) with gusts up to 185 km/h (115 mph). Mitag is moving north, close to the east coast of Taiwan and forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center noted that Mitag is at peak intensity. The storm Mitag was formed in the northwest Pacific. On its current path, spaghetti models show the storm passing mainland China, then moving towards South Korea and Japan. The typhoon, which formed in the Philippine Sea on Saturday, Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center (EMIC) announced at 09:30 (local time) on Tuesday, October 1, that at least 12 people were injured following the passage of Typhoon Mitag. Taiwan and Typhoon Mitag Despite markets, schools, airports and businesses being shut on Monday here in Taipei, Taiwan where I am writing this, there has been some unexpected good news for the economy. Super Typhoon Mitag, known in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Maja (international designation: 1918, JTWC designation: 17W, PAGASA name: Maja), was an extremely catastrophic typhoon that struck the Philippines and Taiwan.. Meteorological history. Tropical storm Mitag strengthens to the east of Taiwan.