Heavy rain alert issued for northern Taiwan

Residents in Miaoli, Taichung, and the mountainous areas of Nantou are warned of sudden burst of rain and strong wind gust throughout the day.

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/04/11
By: Wendy Lee , Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A front that is currently passing through Taiwan has brought

(By Central News Agency)

heavy batches of rain to most parts of the island. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain alert for some parts of northern Taiwan, while cautioning that high wind conditions are also expected in the central area.

The weather bureau on Tuesday morning issued a heavy rain alert for cities and counties in northern and central Taiwan, including New Taipei City, Keelung City, Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, Taichung City, Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, and Nantou County.

Outbreaks of rain began to sweep in late Monday night, moving across the island from the north towards the weekend. Heavier rain is forecast for Tuesday and well into Thursday, before the front starts to weaken on Friday.    [FULL  STORY]

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