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Typhoon Haikui Causes Injuries and Power Outages in Taiwan

Typhoon Haikui struck Taiwan, leaving at least 44 people injured and thousands of households without power. It was the first direct hit by a typhoon in four years for Taiwan. Haikui made landfall in the southeastern coastal township of Donghe and then crossed the island before departing. Over 7,000 people were evacuated, and 48,506 households were without power.

The storm brought heavy rain to the capital, Taipei, and raised concerns about flash flooding and landslides due to the heavy rainfall. Additionally, 246 flights, mostly domestic or regional, were delayed or canceled.