The storm caused a massive power blackout across western parts of the country early Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights, shutting down commuter rail lines and delaying the opening of schools.
Kompasu was one of three tropical cyclones that churned the coastal waters off East Asia at the same time.
Tropical Storm Lionrock prompted schools to close and ferry service to be suspended in China’s coastal Fujian province. The storm also drenched parts of nearby Taiwan before losing force over the rough terrain of interior China.
Tropical Storm Namtheun affected the same area a day later with far less impact.
Satellite Loop Data: CIMSS