Temps to rise over weekend: CWB


The China Post news staff

The China Post news staff–Weather over the upcoming days will be warmer and relatively stable around the final days of the ongoing Lunar New Year holiday as the recent cold front drifts further away from Taiwan, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), yesterday.

Another cold front is expected to hit the country next Monday however, and the overall temperature will drop again to around 11 degrees Celsius, the CWB said. Rainfall over the next two days will gradually decrease and the overall temperatures are expected to rise in Taiwan Proper. According to the bureau’s forecast, the mercury will hover around 16 degrees in northern Taiwan, 18 degrees in central Taiwan and 20 degrees in southern Taiwan for the next two days. The temperature in outlying islands of Kinmen and Matsu will still be around 10 degrees, the bureau said. A latest approaching weather system is likely to bring intermittent rainfall on northern and northeastern parts of Taiwan over Saturday and Sunday.

Another cold front is expected to arrive in Taiwan next Monday, which is the conclusion of the 9-day-holiday, leading to lows of around 11 degrees Celsius in the coastal and open areas in the northern part of Taiwan, the CWB added.