Taiwan, Severe Weather, Level 5: Forecast: Tropical Cyclone Koinu to hit southern coastal areas on 4/5 October – Taiwan [Update 3]

2023-10-04: Tropical Cyclone Koinu landfall is expected to occur in the nation on Thursday afternoon (5 October, local time). Reportedly, heavy rain and strong winds are expected in the nation’s center, east and south. Additionally, dozens of national and international flights, trains and other major transportation in the southwestern part of the nation’s mountainous regions were cancelled on Wednesday (4 October) while thousands of tourists were stranded following the incident. Meanwhile, the Koinu is expected to weaken on Friday (5 October).