Water shortage expected to worsen during winter

NON-TYPICAL: Apart from Atsani, storms in autumn missed Taiwan, rainfall has been lower and average temperatures have been higher, a CWB forecaster said

Taipei Times
Date:  Nov 25, 2020
By: Shelley Shan / Staff reporter

Weather Forecast Center director Lu Kuo-cheng speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Hsiao Yu-hsin, Taipei Times

The current water shortage is expected to worsen in the next few months, with the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday forecasting a colder, dryer winter than normal.

With winter starting next week, the bureau at a media briefing outlined the expected conditions through February and reviewed autumn’s significant weather events.

Weather Forecast Center director Lu Kuo-cheng (呂國臣) said that autumn this year had three major characteristics:

First, 13 tropical storms and typhoons formed from September to this month, up from 11 in the same period last year, Lu said.    [FULL  STORY]

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