CWB warns of torrential rain across Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/06/12
By: C.W. Huang and Flor Wang

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned Sunday of heavy rain or torrential 43555374rain in all parts of Taiwan due to a wet and warm current off the island’s southwest coast.

According to the bureau, the western parts of Taiwan in particular will see stronger precipitation for longer periods of time. Rough waves are forecast for coastal areas in western Taiwan and on the Hengchun Peninsula in the south.

People living in low-altitude areas in those regions should take precautions against floods and should avoid outdoor activities by rivers or in mountainous areas, it said.

In addition, the current is forecast to bring lightening and gusty winds when it blankets Taiwan, causing poor visibility for drivers amid downpours, it said.     [FULL  STORY]

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