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Cold wave school, office closures announced in north, central Taiwan

Class, work suspensions announced in Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, and Taichung

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Tourists play in the snow on Taipingshan on Jan. 23. (Forestry and Nature Conservation Agency, Yilan Branch photo)

Tourists play in the snow on Taipingshan on Jan. 23. (Forestry and Nature Conservation Agency, Yilan Branch photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a cold wave bringing temperatures to plains areas as low as 4.6 C in Miaoli County on Tuesday (Jan. 23) and expected to impact the country through Thursday (Jan.25), some counties and cities have announced closures.

The following areas will close offices and schools:

Taipei City

Taipei Municipal Yangmingshan Elementary School: Work as usual but classes cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday
Taipei Hutian Experimental Elementary School: Work and classes cancelled on Tuesday

Taoyuan City

Taoyuan Fuxing District
Sanguang Elementary School Affiliated Kindergarten: Work as usual but classes cancelled Wednesday
Gaoyi Elementary School Affiliated Kindergarten: Work as usual but classes cancelled Wednesday

Hualingli, Sanguangli, and Gaoyili: Work and classes cancelled Tuesday

Hsinchu County

Yu Feng Elementary School: Work as usual but classes cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday
Shih Lei Elementary School: Work as usual but classes cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday
Shiou Luan Elementary School: Work as usual but classes cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday
Hsin Kwang Elementary School: Work as usual but classes cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday

Taichung City

Heping District kindergartens: Work and classes cancelled from 1:00 p.m. Tuesday
Heping District middle schools, elementary schools, and kindergartens: Work and classes cancelled Wednesday

For more information, check the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration, Executive Yuan website.