Sunny, hot weather forecast for Taiwan

Taipei, May 24 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau forecast mostly sunny skies and high temperatures across Taiwan for Sunday, although sporadic showers were forecast for the eastern part of the country, while northern Taiwan and mountainous areas in the center and south could see occasional thunderstorms in the afternoon. The weather all over the island will be dry but overcast, the bureau said. Daytime temperatures will range from 24-32 degrees Celsius in the north, 24-33 degrees in central Taiwan, 23-32 degrees in the south, and 22-31 degrees in other areas. The stable weather will last until Monday and the whole country could experience high temperatures, the bureau forecast, adding that afternoon thunderstorms are likely. Some areas of the outlying islands of Kinmen and Matsu could be affected by fog and people wanting to travel to the islands by air should pay particular attention to flight information, the bureau added. (By Huang Yu and Evelyn Kao)