By: Chen Chun-hua and Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, Feb. 12 (CNA) The mercury across Taiwan is likely to drop significantly beginning next Monday due to a strong cold air mass, with lows in northern Taiwan expected to dip to 10 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau said Friday.
While daytime highs could still reach 30 degrees islandwide on Saturday, an approaching weather front on Sunday could bring showers and cooler temperatures, followed by a strong cold air mass on Monday, forecasters said.
Between next Monday and Wednesday, when the cold air pushes in, the mercury could hover between 10-13 degrees in northern Taiwan, 12-18 degrees in central Taiwan and 14-20 degrees in southern Taiwan, according to the bureau.
Meanwhile, rain is likely through next Monday, the bureau said, adding that the cold weather could start to ease up on Thursday. [SOURCE]