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Weather Alert: AIT Taipei (August 2, 2023)
August 2, 2023

Location:  New Taipei, Taipei, Keelung, Yilan

Event: Typhoon Khanun is currently in the ocean northeast of Taiwan. Although Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) does not expect Typhoon Khanun to make landfall in Taiwan, the storm’s high winds and heavy rainfall still have the potential to cause serious damage.  Expect heavy rainfall, high winds, dangerous storm tides, and possible flooding to occur in affected areas.

Due to Typhoon Khanun, Taipei City has told residents to stay home from work and classes and the AIT Taipei office will also be closed on August 3, 2023.

Actions to take:


AIT Taipei Office
Phone (02) 2162-2000
Email TaipeiACS@state.gov 

AIT Kaohsiung Office
Phone (07) 335-5006
Website: https://www.ait.org.tw/services/

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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