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Taiwan sees mercury hits new high for year

Taiwan sees mercury hits new high for year

Taipei, March 19 (CNA) Temperatures in central Taiwan's Taichung City reached 34.7 degrees Celsius Thursday, the highest level for the country so far this year, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The reading was recorded near noon due to warm southerly winds, forecasters said, adding that it could be even hotter in the region later in the day. Taipei City in northern Taiwan and Chaiyi County in south-central Taiwan recorded a high of 31.1 degrees and 33 degrees, respectively, the bureau said. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-27 12:38 GMT+08:00