Weather bureau issues heavy rain warnings to 10 cities, counties

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/04
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain warnings 43232908Saturday afternoon to 10 cities and counties, cautioning against sudden downpours, lightning and gusts.

The areas covered are New Taipei City, Yilan County, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, Nantou County, Taichung City, Chiayi County, Kaohsiung City and Pingtung County.

The unstable weather is a result of strong convection above Taiwan, forecasters said.

In addition, Tropical Storm Linfa, which was 700 km south-southeast of Taiwan’s southernmost tip as of 2 p.m., could start affecting Taiwan on Sunday, according to the bureau.     [FULL  STORY]

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