Hailstorms possible in southern Taiwan mountains

Plum rain likely to hit Taiwan from next Wednesday

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/06/09
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hailstorms were possible in mountainous parts of Kaohsiung

Nantou County during last week’s torrential rain. (By Central News Agency)

City and Pingtung County, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday as it issued rain warnings for 12 counties and cities from New Taipei to the far south.

Last weekend, most of Taiwan was battered by extreme torrential rain storms which caused at least two dead and massive damage to roads and agriculture.

The areas most susceptible to hailstorms Friday were the districts of Ligang (里港) and Gaoshu (高樹) in Pingtung County, and Meinong (美濃) in Kaohsiung City, the CWB said.    [FULL  STORY]

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