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Temperature could dip to 8 degrees C in southern Taiwan

Temperature could dip to 8 degrees C in southern Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 1 (CNA) Temperatures overnight could dip to 8 degrees Celsius in areas as far south as Tainan and east as Yilan, the Central Weather Bureau said Thursday, issuing a cold weather warning. The cold air mass could send mercury plummeting below 10 degrees in rural and coastal areas, as well as the outlying islands of Kinmen and Matsu, forecasters said. Lows in other parts of Taiwan could range between 11 and 13 degrees, the bureau said. On Friday, daytime highs in northern Taiwan could be slightly higher than Thursday to reach 17 degrees, while central and southern Taiwan might see a highs of 23 degrees, according to the bureau. The chill could start to ease up during daytime Saturday, the bureau said. Until then, mostly cloudy to sunny skies are forecast islandwide except for eastern Taiwan, where showers are likely. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-23 20:49 GMT+08:00