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Weather bureau warns of torrential rain

Weather bureau warns of torrential rain

Taipei, Aug. 14 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain warning at around noon Friday due to a strong convective system above Taiwan, saying that downpours are forecast for most parts of the country. Heavy rainfall, lightning and gusty wind can be expected in the greater Taipei area, Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan, Nantou County in central Taiwan and areas south of Chiayi County, the bureau said. Mountainous areas in northern and central Taiwan, as well as eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, could also see inclement weather, forecasters said. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-27 20:14 GMT+08:00