3000 evacuated because of flash floods in Taiwan

first_imgLarge swathes of the capital of Taipei were submerged Tuesday in knee-high flood waters after a night of downpours.The Central Weather Bureau says the torrential rains may last until Wednesday.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Quick workouts for men Sponsored Stories 4 must play golf courses in Arizona Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Comments   Share   Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debatescenter_img More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements How men can have a healthy 2019 New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Top Stories TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Flash flooding caused by heavy rain has forced the evacuation of more than 3,000 people across Taiwan and unleashed landslides that have killed four people.Officials say a landslide Monday in the mountains of Taichung county killed two people in a makeshift shelter. They had previously reported two other deaths in landslide in Nantou county.The government said Tuesday that 3,000 people have been evacuated from flood-hit areas across the island.last_img