This paper describes some of the microphysical and kinematic properties of precipitating systems associated with a typhoon using Chug-Li VHF radar. In order to gain a better understanding of these mechanisms and the vertical structure of the precipitation associated with a typhoon at different stages of development, an analysis has been carried out of the radar back-scattered signal in order to obtain the power, velocity and velocity width of the Doppler spectrum of clear air and hydrometeors. The vertical profiles of raindrop size distribution (DSD) parameters are estimated through model-based regression analysis. The study reveals that during a typhoon, different convective and stratiform types of precipitation occur at different times with varying intensities. This study also reports on some of the characteristic features of the convective systems observed during the typhoon.