Cold air to send mercury down to 13 degrees: CWB

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/11
By: Chen Wei-ting and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) The first cold air mass this winter is expected to affect Taiwan from Tuesday to Saturday and bring temperatures in northern Taiwan down to as low as 13 degrees Celsius Thursday or Friday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.

Earlier Sunday, weather expert Wu Der-rong (吳德榮) said that chilly and wet weather is expected in the north Sunday, with northeast Taiwan, coastal areas of the north and the mountainous areas of greater Taipei likely to see significant rain.

There is also a chance of rain for some flatland areas of greater Taipei Sunday but it will gradually ease up later that day, Wu, a meteorologist and adjunct associate professor of atmospheric sciences at National Central University, said on the website of the Meteorological Application & Development Foundation.

The weather will be cool in the north and warm in central and southern Taiwan that day, he forecast.    [FULL  STORY]

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