• Short Summary

    "TYPHOON AMY" HOWLED ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF TAIWAN ON WEDNESDAY. IT LEFT IN ITS TRAIL?

  • Description

    1.
    LV WATER BELOW TAMSUI RIVER BRIDGE (2 SHOTS)
    0.08

    2.
    LV FLOODED AREA ON BOTH SIDES OF BANK (4 SHOTS)
    0.25

    3.
    LV RIVER (2 SHOTS)
    0.31

    4.
    SV DAMAGED HOUSES (2 SHOTS)
    0.36

    5.
    SV PEOPLE REMOVING THINGS (2 SHOTS)
    0.45

    6.
    LV PEOPLE PUSHING VEHICLES IN TAIPEI STREETS (2 SHOTS)
    0.54

    7.
    SV CAR MOVING
    1.01

    8.
    LV FLOODED HOUSES (2 SHOTS)
    1.11

    9.
    LV WATER TO PEOPLE IN HOUSE
    1.15

    10.
    SV MAN IN BOAT
    1.18

    11.
    LV FLOODED ROAD (3 SHOTS)
    1.29

    12.
    LV FLOODED HOUSE
    1.32



    Initials EHR/V/MR/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: "TYPHOON AMY" HOWLED ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF TAIWAN ON WEDNESDAY. IT LEFT IN ITS TRAIL FOUR DEAD, 15 INJURED AND TWO MISSING.

    WINDS WHICH BLEW UP TO 90 MILES AN HOUR AND HEAVY RAINS DESTROYED NEARLY 150 HOUSES AND DAMAGED MANY MORE. AN ESTIMATED 25,000 PEOPLE LEFT THEIR HOMES TO ESCAPE. FLOODS WERE WORSENED BY THE OVERFLOWING OF THE TAMSUI RIVER.

    TROOPS AND CIVIC ORGANISATION MUSTERED NEARLY 3,500 PEOPLE AND HUNDREDS OF VEHICLES TO RESCUE PEOPLE, IN TAIPEI CITY, TWO MAIN ROADS WERE UNDER TWO FEET OF WATER. ELECTRICITY AND WATER SUPPLIES WERE CUT OFF IN MANY PLACES.

    THE DAMAGE, HOWEVER, IS ESTIMATED TO BE LESS THAN THAT CAUSED BY "TYPHOON PAMELA" LAST YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADV29K20US9CEAT6HFVCGS9OSI
    Media URN:
    VLVADV29K20US9CEAT6HFVCGS9OSI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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