Festivals, ferries cancelled in Taiwan ahead of Tropical Storm Linfa landfall

Orchid Island, Taiwan.

Orchid Island, Taiwan. Image by David Hsu / CC BY-SA 2.0

A balloon festival and ferries to outlying islands have been cancelled in southern Taiwan ahead of Tropical Storm Linfa’s expected landfall on Tuesday evening. The Taitung balloon festival was cancelled ahead of the storm, and ferries to and from Green and Orchid islands were cancelled through 10 July. Meanwhile, Typhoon Chan-hom is expected to affect northern parts of Taiwan at the end of the week. Read more: taiwannews.com.tw 

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