TAINAN SUFFERS DAMAGE IN TYPHOON NEPARTAK|台南七股疑龍捲風 10多戶屋頂被掀

Typhoon Nepartak exited the island from Tainan City, but one hour prior to her exit, there was strong gusty wind in Tainan's Chiku District. Within just a minute, roofs of over ten households were blown away, leaving those residents wondering whether it was a tornado or not. The gusty winds were strong and blew motorcycles and large baskets away.Typhoon Nepartak exited Taiwan around 2pm of July 8 in Tainan. However, earlier around noon time, Tainan's Chiku District suddenly had strong winds, more than ten roofs were blown away. ==Resident== Where is the damage? Roof? Yes, the roof and iron shacks on both sides, and fences, everything. ==Resident== The winds were strong, and within seconds, we heard a big bang and rushed out to see what happened, it became like that. Residents saw many things were sucked up in spiral ways, and they were wondering whether that was a tornado. Bricks flew everywhere including fences made of iron. ==CHUANG MING-HAO, Borough Head, Tainan, Chigu Dist.== Approximately 20 households were damaged, seriously damaged. We immediately initiated our operations to assist the residents. We cleared damaged materials and sheltered the residents. Chiku Weather Station measured the gusty wind was a force 11 wind, it was a rare "storm wind." The Weather Bureau said all winds occurred during typhoon should be categorized as typhoon.Also in Kaohsiung, gusty winds had damaged some areas and many fences. No injuries were reported. TRANSLATED BY:ANTHONY LIN 颱風尼伯特昨天下午兩點從台南出海,但出海前一個多小時,七股十份里卻颳起怪風,不到一分鐘,就把里內十幾戶三合院屋頂掀開,幸好沒有人員傷亡,但家園殘破又漏水,居民好無奈。 強風伴隨雨水不斷吹過來,風速大到連摩托車都被吹走,另一個角度的監視器也很驚人,堆在貨車旁的置物籃,被吹到以螺旋狀方式旋轉,尼伯特颱風8號下午兩點多從台南出海,中午12點多台南七股區十份里颳起強風,里內十幾戶三合院住宅的屋頂被強風掀開。 ==當地居民== 是都哪裡壞掉 屋頂嗎 就是屋頂 兩邊的鐵皮屋 還有圍牆 全部 ==當地居民== 就 原本風很大 然後 後面那一刻 短暫的幾秒鐘 就聽到碰一聲 我們就趕快出來看 就變這樣子了 屋頂只剩鋼骨,碰上間歇性雨勢讓毀損的民宅漏水,民眾說怪風出現時,屋頂磚瓦被捲到四處飛、鐵皮圍籬也東倒西歪,風速加上物品被捲動的方式,讓他們懷疑是龍捲風。 ==台南市七股區區長 莊銘豪== 大概有二十戶的民宅受損 非常的嚴重 我們也立即的啟動 災害應變的機制來協助我們災民 來做一個清除 還有一個安置的工作 七股氣象站測到當天陣風是11級風,在氣象局的資料中被區分為暴風,屬於極少見的風速,不過氣象局南區氣象中心表示,颱風過境本來就是大範圍強風,認為造成災損的強風還是屬於颱風。而除了台南之外,高雄也在尼伯特侵襲時颳起強風,一處恐龍室外展覽中心,也因為不敵強風,鐵皮圍籬倒塌,展區採售票性質,但碰上颱風吹走圍籬,民眾等同不用買票就能觀看,業者說事先已經做好防颱措施,但風速太強還是被吹翻,幸好沒有人員受傷。 記者 王柔婷 陳顯坤 南部綜合報導

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