2nd Report on Contingency Disposal of the Disaster from Typhoon Bailu
Reported by: Central Emergency Operation Center (CEOC)
Data Updated until: 2019/08/24 15:00
I. Typhoon Dynamics (Source: Central Weather Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications)
At 15 o'clock on August 24th, the center position of the mild typhoon Bailu (Internationally Named as BAILU) is at 22.2 degrees north latitude and 120.7 degrees east longitude, that is, about 20 kilometers away from the northwest of Hengchun, and it is moving to the northwest at a speed of 26 kilometers per hour. The central air pressure is 975 hectopascals, and the maximum wind speed near the center is 30 meters per second (about 108 kilometers per hour), which is equivalent to the wind at Level 11 according to the Instant Gust Rating. The maximum instantaneous gust is 38 meters per second (about 137 kilometers per hour), which is equivalent to the wind at Level 13 according to the Instant Gust Rating. The storm circle with the wind at Level 7 has a radius of 150 kilometers and the storm circle with the wind at Level 10 has a radius of 50 kilometers. It is predicted that the center position at 02:00 pm on August 25th is 24.5 degrees north latitude and 115.6 degrees east longitude, that is, about 280 kilometers away from the west of Kinmen.
According to the latest meteorological data, Typhoon No. 11 has landed at Manzhou Township, Pingtung County at about 01:00 pm today (August 24th). The center is now over the Hengchun Peninsula and moving west-west. Its storm circle has enveloped the eastern and southeastern parts of Taiwan, and south of Chiayi, posing a threat to the south of Changhua, Nantou, Hualien, Taitung, Hengchun Peninsula, Penghu and Kinmen. The wind and rain continued throughout the country.
Land warning areas: Hualien, Taitung (including Lanyu and Green Island), Hengchun Peninsula, Pingtung, Kaohsiung, Tainan, Chiayi, Yunlin, Changhua, Nantou, Penghu and Kinmen areas must be strictly guarded against strong winds and heavy rains
Sea warning areas: Vessels that navigate and operate in the eastern half of Taiwan, the Bashi Channel, the Taiwan Strait and the Dongsha Island sea areas shall strictly take precautions.
Under the influence of the typhoon's peripheral circulation, there are strong gusts and long waves in the northern part of Taiwan, the eastern half (including Lanyu and Green Island), the southern part and the coastal areas of Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu. So, be sure to avoid seaside activities. Under the influence of the typhoon's peripheral circulation and the terrain, the Greater Taipei area will be subject to strong gusts as of August 24th. So, special attention must be paidt to this. Outdoor hanging objects, signboards, fences and eagle frames shall be strengthened and fixed. Potted plants on the balcony shall be properly placed, and the drainage ditch shall be cleaned.
II. Wind and Rain Data (Source: Central Weather Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications)
1. Rainfall (From August 23rd, 2019, 12:00 (Midnight) to August 24th, 2019, 15:00)
|Liu Shi Dan Hill, Fuli Township, Hualien County||417.0|
|Shangli, Taitung County||334.0|
|West Dawu Mountain, Pingtung County||329.0|
|Area||Instant Gust Readings (Level)|
1. Emergency Response Centers set up by Various Counties and Cities (Source: National Fire Agency under the Ministry of the Interior)
|Category||Level||Amount||Counties and Cities|
|Counties and Cities||1||12||Changhua County, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Chiayi County, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Pingtung County, Hualien County, Taitung County, Penghu County, Kinmen County, Chiayi City|
|3||3||Keelung City, New Taipei City, Hsinchu County|
2. Delineation of Alert Areas (Source: National Fire Agency under the Ministry of the Interio)
|Municipalities, Counties and Cities||Delineation of Dangerous Areas||Implementation Situation|
|Low-Lying Area||Mountain Area||Seaside||River||Building||Others||No. of Persuasion Tickets issued||No. of Penalty Tickets issued|
Suspension of Working/Schooling on August 24th: Kaohsiung City, Tainan City, Pingtung County, Hualien County, Taitung County, and Penghu County.
IV. Evacuation and Sheltering
The Cumulative Number of People Evacuated: 431
The Cumulative Number of People Sheltered at the Highest: 15
At present, there are 4 shelters for 15 people.
V. Disaster Statistics
1.Deaths and Injuries (Source: National Fire Agency under the Ministry of the Interior)
2.Critical Infrastructure (Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs, including disasters from the 0808 Earthquake)
(1) Electricity: Supply to 50,190 households was suspended. Supply to 36,497 households has been restored, while supply to 13,693 awaited restoration
(2)Tap Water: Supply to 1,791 households was suspended. Supply to 0 households has been restored, while supply to 1,791 awaited restoration
3.Suspension or Delay in Air Transportation (Source: Ministry of Transportation and Communications)
(1) Provincial Highway: 5 sites were shut down out of precautions
(2) Railway: Western Main Line: As of 12:00 pm, the express trains to the south of Changhua is suspend (downward 511&117 to Chiayi); the local train to the south of Chiayi is suspended. The trains at all levels over the Taitung - Hualien line (New Zuoying-Taitung) are suspended. Salun Branch Line is suspended as of 02:00 pm, while Jiji Line is suspended as of 02:30 pm.
(3) Air transport: 46 international flights were delayer while 138 were cancelled, and 248 domestic flights were cancelled.
(4) Maritime transport: International vessel shipping suspension: 27 vessels over 6 routes were suspended. Domestic vessel shipping suspension: 211 vessels over 13 routes were suspended.
4.Local Flooding Conditions (Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs)
8 sites were subject to flooding, but the floods on 4 sites have subsided. Another 4 sites are being dealt with.