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Hot week ahead in Taiwan

Highs above 34 degrees across country

Hot week ahead in Taiwan

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Summer-like weather with afternoon showers is on the way this week.

As a stationary front hovers over waters north of Taiwan, partly sunny skies with brief afternoon showers are forecast across the country for Sunday, with highs above 36 degrees Celsius possible in central and southern regions, CNA cited meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) as saying.

Wu pointed out that the front will move northward to the East China Sea from Monday to Saturday (May 10-14). During this time, Taiwan is forecast to see partly sunny, hot weather, with highs above 34 degrees nationwide and 37 and 38 degrees in central and southern regions.

Occasional afternoon showers are expected in mountainous areas.