Scattered showers forecast for north and east Taiwan

Northeasterly winds following weather front will continue into Saturday

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It will be sunny and hot on Friday, but the arrival of a weather front on Friday evening (March 27) is expected to bring rain to the north and east of Taiwan, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast.

The influence of seasonal northeasterly winds following the weather front will continue into Saturday (March 28). This will bring scattered showers and cause temperatures to drop to 22 to 24 degrees Celsius in northern and eastern Taiwan.

National Central University adjunct associate professor of atmospheric sciences Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said the northeasterly winds will dry up from Saturday afternoon. Taiwan is expected to see cloudy and sunny skies on Sunday and Monday, with only the east having a chance of rain, Wu said.

Northeasterly winds and rains will resume on Tuesday and Wednesday, he added.