1. In accordance with the instruction of Executive Yuan, the city government may declare business and/or school closing if a typhoon’s average wind force scale reaches 7 and above or its gust reaches 10 and above; or if cumulative rainfall within 24 hours reaches 350 mm in flat land of a city or 200 mm in the mountainous areas and a hazard has occurred or there is potential for a hazard to occur.
2. According to the meteorological data of Central Weather Bureau, the average wind force, gust, and rainfall in Taichung area has reached the standard for business and school closing, which is therefore announced. There is no wind and rain at the moment, perhaps because of the effect of terrain or the path of typhoon.
Miss Zhang Bi-fang, Appraisal and Training Division, Department of Personnel