Aug. 8, 2015 Premier Mao Inspected Central Disaster Emergency Operation Center Instructing to continuously monitor the Typhoon status In this morning (8th), the Premier of Executive Yuan Mao Zhiguo inspected Central Disaster Emergency Operation Center. After listening to the 5th meeting report, he said with the impact of Typhoon Soudelor, it has been rained for 12 hours, the accumulated rainfall of some areas in Taiwan has surpassed than 1,000mm, and the strong wind also caused damages to parts of areas. The main areas with raining during the day today, moving from the eastern and northern Taiwan to south of Chiayi, including Chiayi, and Tainan and Pingtung. He hoped relevant local government and the public must be fully alerted to disaster prevention. Disaster prevention center, please keep connecting with local government, to know whether they demands support in time. Concerned the situation and preparation of typhoon Soudelor disaster prevention, Premier Mao also connected with the vice mayor of Taipei City, Deng Guji, the vice mayor of New Taipei City, Chen Shenxian and the Head of Yilan County by telephone. Premier Mao pointed out that Soudelor, it is expected that Soudelor will escape from Taiwan in the early morning of tomorrow (9th). In addition to hoping that the central and local government staff continue to closely monitor the typhoon dynamic status, and hold position to do the necessary disaster prevention, he also required all do there level best to complete recovery as soon as possible after the typhoon’s leaving. Central Weather Bureau said, the typhoon zone is hanging over Taiwan. Raining continues in all regions. All areas of Taiwan (including Green Island and Lan Island) Penghu, Kinmen, and Mazu should stand on watch and against the strong wind and heavy rainfall. Additionally, Yilan, Hualian and Taichung, New Taipei and Taoyuan, south Chiayi area and western half mountains have large district heavy rain or torrential rain; The possibility of heavy rain and torrential rain occurs in Penghu, Kinmen and Mazu. Please pay attention to land slide, rockfalls, debris flow and flash floods. In low-lying areas, please take precautions against flooding. The NCDR pointed out, the rainfall today (8th) focuses on Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Xinzhu County, Yilan County, Hualian Count, etc. Suggest pay attention to land slide, rockfalls, debris flow and cut-off roads in the slope areas and easy cut-off road of all counties (cities). At present, the warning and closed roads include: line Tai 1, 7B, 4, 16, 21, 18, 3, 29, 27, 24, 9, 9A, 7, 7A, 8, 11, 20. The norther areas must pay attention to the flooding may caused by short-time delay strong rainfall. after the typhoon gets out of the sea, attention must be paid to the inwelling and flooding in low-lying areas of southwest regions. What’s more, affected by strong winds, at present there are many trees outdoors collapse and falling objects, call on people to avoid going out. Council of Agriculture said that as of today (8th), 6:00, currently it has issued 38 pieces of debris flow potential stream with red alert, locating in 13 villages, 4 townships and 3 counties and cities; 896 pieces of debris flow potential stream with yellow alert, locating in 322 villages, 58 townships in 15 counties and cities. Now 154 7537 people been evacuated from 154 villages, 49 townships in 15 counties and cities. The Interior Ministry said, so far, 822 roadside trees falling, 361 advertising signs and falling objects, 27 traffic disasters, 54 deposition flooding and water conservancy facilities, 11 debris flow disasters, 881 power and water outages, 240 building damages, 1838 other disasters, a total of 4234 pieces, all are handled by local government.