Typhoon Fung-wong

The Pheonix is Coming

The calm before the storm

Typhoon Fung-wong [鳳凰(Phoenix)] is approaching Taiwan from the east. The eye of this storm is forecast to hit central Taiwan tomorrow morning. Several counties have already announced typhoon holidays.
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Krosa’s Coming!

Typhoon Krosa

Typhoon Krosa is shaping up to be a big one.

Michael Klein has been posting frequent updates of the storm.

Also check for updates from Weather Underground, the Navy/NRL Tropical Cyclone Page, and other Taiwan bloggers.

I hope everyone here the best in riding this one out. I will be taking a flight tomorrow morning for a 5-day vacation to Kyoto and Osaka. Hopefully the typhoon will not interfere with those plans.