Cold air, moisture brings snow to mountainous areas

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/20
By: Hsiao Po-yang and Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Mountainous areas in Taiwan reported light snow on 55372183Saturday due to cold air and moisture, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

Snow was reported falling between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Yushan, also known as Jade Mountain, resulting in an accumulation of about 0.5 centimeters of snow, forecasters said.

The 3,952-meter peak now has a total accumulation of 3.7 cm of snow, the bureau said.

In Hehuanshan, also known as Joy Mountain, an accumulation of 2 cm of snow was reported after snow began falling at 7 a.m., it said.     [FULL  STORY]

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