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Typhoon Matmo Drenches Taiwan; 1 killed, 1 missing

Typhoon Matmo slammed into Taiwan on Wednesday, bringing torrential rains and strong winds before heading north for China. No serious damage was reported, though one farmer was killed and a tourist was reported to be missing after being swept to sea. Warnings of flash floods and landslides have forced the closure of financial markets and most schools and government offices in Taiwan. Up to 20 centimeters of rain are expected to fall as the storm makes its way past the island on...

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