Taiwan prepares for first wave of super Typhoon, which grows in speed and power and will strike the island on Thursday evening local time.
In just 48 hours the wind increased from a tropical storm with wind speeds of 110 kilometers per hour (70 mph) to the roaring super Typhoon with wind speeds of 240 kph (150 mph) - and this is not the limit.
Several serious typhoons last year caused injury to millions of U.S. dollars in Taiwan, and during the disaster killed at least 8 people. But this Typhoon on the force will be much more destructive.
About 100 millimetres of rain will fall on the island. When the Typhoon comes ashore have waves 13 metres high, warns a joint center of the Typhoon.
Prices for food in Taiwan rebounded faster than the Typhoon, local media reported, while Minister of transport Ho Chen tan promised Taoyuan international airport will be able to withstand the violence of the storm.
Super Typhoon originally was born on a Sunday in the open waters of the Pacific ocean, South of GUAM and became steadily moving to the North-West is currently projected that the Typhoon will appear off the coast of Taiwan on Thursday evening or Friday morning local time.
The element is likely to retain its status as a super Typhoon and may reach the equivalent of category 5 hurricane (253 miles per hour, or 157 mph).
The South-Eastern part of China will be preparing for the heavy rainfall on the weekend, they will take the Typhoon already heavily flooded areas. At least 128 people were killed in 11 provinces in China from 30 June as a result of severe flooding, according to the Ministry of civil Affairs.
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