Heavy rain warning issued for five areas

The China Post
Date: October 11, 20170
By: Flor Wang

TAIPEI (CNA) – A heavy rain warning was issued for five cities and counties across

Pedestrians with umbrellas cross a Taipei street in the rain in this undated file photo. The Central Weather Bureau issued a heavy rain warning for five cities and counties across Taiwan on Wednesday due to strengthening northeasterly winds and a convective cloud system. (NOWnews file photo)

Taiwan on Wednesday due to strengthening northeasterly winds and a convective cloud system, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

People in New Taipei, Taipei’s Wenshan District, the northeast coastal area around Keelung, Yilan and Hualien counties in eastern Taiwan, and the Hengchun Peninsula in Pingtung County should be alert to strong precipitation, thunder and gusty winds, the bureau said.

Areas south of Hsinchu County will see sunny to cloudy skies, with brief thundershowers in the afternoon in mountainous areas, it said.

The day’s high in areas north of Taoyuan and eastern Taiwan will reach 30-33 degrees Celsius, while the weather in central and southern Taiwan will be muggy and hot, with the mercury likely to climb to 34-35 degrees, according to the bureau.
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