Hot weather with afternoon thunderstorms expected this week

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/06/20
By: Chen Wei-ting and Kay Liu

Taipei, June 20 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday forecast high

(CNA file photo)

(CNA file photo)

temperatures and mostly sunny weather for Taiwan through Wednesday, with heavy afternoon thunderstorms in some areas.

Under the influence a high pressure system from the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan will experience mostly sunny weather Monday in Taiwan, with daytime highs ranging between 33 and 36 degrees Celsius, the CWB said Monday morning.

Eastern Taiwan, southeastern areas and Hengchun in the extreme south are likely to see scattered showers on Monday, while thunderstorms and torrential rains can be expected in mountainous regions of central and southern Taiwan on Monday afternoon, the CWB said.

It also warned of “very high” or “extreme” ultraviolet levels around the country between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, which it said can lead to sunburn after 15-20 minutes of exposure.     [FULL  STORY]

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