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Taiwan and China Typhoon Meranti Update

Taiwan and China Typhoon Meranti Update as of September 16, 2016

Please be advised on this general advisory on the situation in Taiwan and China as of September 16, 2016


All offices are closed due to the Mid-Autumn Public Holiday in Taiwan and China. That being said, there have been no further updates regarding the Impact of Typhoon Meranti on the aforementioned cities (Zhangpu and Shanwei), south of China.

For operations specific updates, please contact the respective account/ functional managers. 

Background Info:

Expect heavy rainfall and associated disruption over the next 48 hours due to Typhoon Meranti’s passage from the southeastern parts of Taiwan which caused the closing of offices, including our DB Schenker office, on 14th September. Please be advised that shipments may be delayed.

The typhoon is expected to make landfall in South China, specifically Zhangpu county and Shanwei city early on 15th September. The China Meteorological Administration have issued the second highest warning. Be wary of storm surges, flash floods, and landslides following the heavy rain.

In South China, air operations are running normally for now. However, some airlines have cancelled their domestic flights for 14/9. Mawei port is still open for normal operations. However, Jiangyin port and all other terminals have been closed.

We do not hold specific information about flights and other transport. The trajectory and intensity of tropical storms can change abruptly. Up-to-date information about the Typhoon may be viewed on the CMA website

Last modified: 16.09.2016


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