Extreme weather in Taiwan brings hail (video)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/28
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) Hail pelted down on parts of northern and eastern Taiwan on Tuesday 201507280028t0001afternoon during a period of extreme weather islandwide, the Central Weather Bureau said.

It said hailstones fell in Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan and Hualien, which also experienced torrential rain, strong wind gusts, thunder and lightning.

In New Taipei, marble-sized hailstones pounded the Banqiao area for about two minutes, from 2:43 p.m.-2:45 p.m., the bureau said.

Similar weather is likely on Wednesday due to a strong convective system over Taiwan, forecasters said.

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