Heavy rain advisory issued for most of Taiwan

The China Post
Date: May 16, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The plum rain season is in full force — better have an extra sturdy

Bring an extra sturdy umbrella today (CNA).


Most of Taiwan including its outlying islands will see heavy rain or thunderstorms today, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

A heavy rain advisory issued for Tuesday also urges residents to be pay extra attention while driving due to inclement weather. Daytime highs will also drop significantly in the north by an estimated eight degrees.

The weather bureau is also reminding residents across offshore islands and from Central to Northern Taiwan to be wary of high wind gusts on the scale of 8 and 9, with more intense winds likely near the shore.

On the flip side, air quality around the island will range from good to moderate levels.

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