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.
Where is the damage? Roof? Yes, the roof and iron shacks on both sides, and fences, everything.
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
就 原本風很大 然後
記者 王柔婷 陳顯坤 南部綜合報導