With just 15 rainy days in Taitung in June and July the lake needs a tropical rainstorm to help fill it
By George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
According to Central Weather Bureau statistics for the past 12 years, average total rainfall in Taitung County in June and July is over 200 millimeters. There was 868 mm of rain in 2012, compared to just 164.8 mm this year, per CNA.
The number of rainy days in Taitung in June and July this year was just 15, and not much rain fell on these days. This has been compounded by the fact that no typhoons hit Taiwan in June and July. [FULL STORY]