The Central Weather Bureau is expecting typhoon NESAT to make landfall in Taiwan on Saturday or Sunday. The tropical depression has been gaining strength and is headed for Taiwan. It will hit Hualien County on the eastern coast first, then make its way over the mountains and on to China’s eastern coast.
Images: Central Weather Bureau website
With this in mind if you were planning on going to the Hot Air Balloon Festival maybe you’ll need to take a rain check in the morning before heading out, Taiwan Observer will try to post and update if the event is canceled .
Update(17/7/27): A list of canceled events across Taiwan