Flight delays have occurred in Taipei due to severe weather brought on by Tropical Storm Kong-Rey. On Thursday, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) announced that a total of 36 flights had been disrupted by the storm’s torrential rain. As of 11:00 am, 22 international flights and 10 domestic flights had been canceled and three international flights and one domestic flight had been delayed.
According to weather bulletins from the Central Weather Bureau, at the time of the flight disruptions, the center of the storm was about 90 km northeast of Taipei. The storm is beginning to weaken slightly and is moving north at a speed of 18 kph. Maximum sustained winds are 83 kph, with wind gusts of up to 108 kph.
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