Monday, July 15, 2013
Left in Typhoon Soulik's wake, heavy damage to crops, schools - Taiwan News Online
Left in Typhoon Soulik's wake, heavy damage to crops, schools - Taiwan News Online: phoon Soulik caused severe damage to Taiwan's agricultural sector, with losses estimated at nearly NT$500 million (US$16.75 million) as of Monday, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA). As of 11 a.m., aggregate crop and private agricultural facility losses totaled an estimated NT$492.98 million, COA officials said. The figure included NT$446.68 million in agricultural produce losses, NT$6.66 million in livestock, aquaculture and forestry losses, and NT$39.64 million in damage to facilities.