Typhoon batters southern Taiwan with winds, rain

Sep 05 2013

Strong waves batter breakwaters from approaching Typhoon Tembin in the coastal village of Ilan, Taiwan, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. More than 1,000 residents were evacuated from mountainous areas of Taiwan as the typhoon approaches the island, threatening to dump rains that could unleash deadly landslides. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)A powerful typhoon made landfall in southern Taiwan before dawn Friday, toppling trees and dumping torrential rain that flooded farmlands before roaring out to sea.

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