Tropical storm Talim to affect Taiwan next week

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Image taken from Central Weather Bureau's website

Image taken from Central Weather Bureau's website

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) A tropical depression located near Guam has developed into this year's 18th tropical storm and is expected to affect Taiwan next Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday.

Tropical Storm Talim was located about 2,450 kilometers south-southeast of Taiwan's southernmost tip, Eluanbi, at 8 a.m. Saturday, traveling at 24 kilometers per hour in a west-northwesterly direction, the bureau said.

Having a radius of 80 kilometers, the storm was packing sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour with gusts up to 90 kph, according to data provided by the CWB.

(By Ko Lin)
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