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Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2022

Snow falls on Yushan Friday morning

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Snow falls on Yushan. (CWB photo)

Snow falls on Yushan. (CWB photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2022 started to fall on Yushan at 9 a.m. Friday morning (Jan. 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The CWB observed that snow began falling on Yushan at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday evening (Jan. 6), but stopped after 8 minutes. Snow pellets began falling again early Friday morning from 2:20 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. and again from 3:05 a.m. to 3:55 a.m., resulting in a total accumulation of 0.5 centimeters.

At 9:01 a.m. Friday, it began snowing once more. The CWB reported that the snow stopped at 10:05 a.m. and that 0.5 centimeters of snow had accumulated.

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2022
(CWB photo)

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2022
(CWB photo)