A group of students from the National Central University Advanced Rocket Research in Taiwan (Province of China) successfully built and launched with an APPL-7II rocket their own satellite,
Heavy rains have triggered massive rockslides on a coastal highway, trapping up to 400 travelers.
About 6,500 people in mountain villages prone to mudslides were evacuated as Typhoon Fanapi made landfall.
Typhoon Morakot bore down on the island of Taiwan on August 7, 2009.
GDACS Red Alert issued. Up to 10.39 million people can be affected by wind speeds of hurricane strength or above.
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