Taiwan to see temperatures hit 35 degrees over next week

Sunny skies and high temperatures expected across the country

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Sunny skies in New Taipei City.

Sunny skies in New Taipei City. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is to experience summer-like weather from Sunday (May 12) through next week as temperatures hit 35-degree highs in some regions, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

Temperatures are to remain stable throughout the week, the bureau said, with the majority of areas witnessing clear or cloudy skies. All regions will experience cool and comfortable morning and evening low temperatures of between 22 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Daytime highs will reach between 30 and 32 degrees in Taitung and eastern Taiwan over the next few days, the bureau said. Yilan and Hualien will record slightly lower highs of between 28 and 29 degrees.

Between May 15 and 18, southeasterly winds will cause temperatures to hit between 29 and 33 degrees across most parts of the country. Lowland areas, Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Hualien and Taitung could see highs of up to 35 degrees.

The winds may bring temporary showers to Hualien, Taitung and parts of southern Taiwan, the bureau said.