Mon, 17 Sep 2007 20:13 UTC
Taiwan announced a sea warning alert for all the ships traveling through its northern and eastern waters as tropical storm "Wipha" approached the island and packing winds of 67 miles per hour Monday.
The Central Weather Bureau said, as of 11 a.m. local time Monday, the center of Wipha was located about 367 miles southeast of coastal Yilan county in northern Taiwan.
CWB added, if Wipha stays its current course, the storm could affect the island Tuesday morning.
Comment: This story doesn't mention that the storm is now a Category 4 and intensified to this level from a Tropical Storm in one day.