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Weather Alert: AIT Taipei (October 4, 2023)
October 4, 2023

Location: Southern, Eastern, and Central Taiwan

Event: Typhoon Koinu is currently forecast to impact Taiwan. Taiwan’s Central Weather Administration (CWA) expects the typhoon to make landfall overnight.  The typhoon poses risks and potential damage from both high winds and torrential downpours.  Expect heavy rainfall, high winds, dangerous storm tides, and possible flooding to occur.

Actions to take:

·       Monitor the local news for updates.

·       Seek secure shelter.

·       Visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) (navy.mil) and Taiwan’s Central Weather Administration (CWA) for updated typhoon tracking information.


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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