Taking cover from a typhoon

People shielding themselves from strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Chan-hom in Taipei yesterday. Four people were injured as heavy rainfall and fierce winds battered Taiwan, with the stock market, schools and offices shut. More than 1,000 vill
PHOTOS: REUTERS
People shielding themselves from strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Chan-hom in Taipei yesterday. Four people were injured as heavy rainfall and fierce winds battered Taiwan, with the stock market, schools and offices shut. More than 1,000 vill
PHOTOS: REUTERS
People shielding themselves from strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Chan-hom in Taipei yesterday. Four people were injured as heavy rainfall and fierce winds battered Taiwan, with the stock market, schools and offices shut. More than 1,000 vill
PHOTOS: REUTERS

People shielding themselves from strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Chan-hom in Taipei yesterday. Four people were injured as heavy rainfall and fierce winds battered Taiwan, with the stock market, schools and offices shut. More than 1,000 villagers were evacuated from the remote township of Chien-shih in Hsinchu county, amid a deluge of rain.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 11, 2015, with the headline 'Taking cover from a typhoon'. Print Edition | Subscribe