In Yilan county, one person was trapped in an elevator, the government-backed Central News Agency said. In Hsinchu, 150,000 households lost power. In the southern city of Tainan, 14 districts were affected.
President Tsai Ing-wen issued a statement saying that “everyone can rest assured” and that the government was handling the situation.
She said an investigation would be conducted into the cause of the outage.