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Rainy seasons forecast until May or June

Rainy seasons forecast until May or June

Taiwan will see many rainy days until May or June as a result of strong El Nino effect, according to forecast by Weather Risk, the first private weather forecast company in Taiwan.

Taiwan collected 208.8 mm of rain in January, the highest record in the history and 2,5 times of the average for January, the company said, citing statistics.

Taiwan experienced similar El Nino effect in 1983 and 1998, which brought more than usual level of rains to the country during the spring season. the company said. (By Eang Shu-fen & Bear Lee)

Updated : 2021-10-21 22:06 GMT+08:00