CWB warns of heavy rain in most parts of the nation


TAIPEI — Central and Southern Taiwan could see downpours accumulating 130 mm by this morning, while rainfall during that period in Northern Taiwan, mountainous areas in Northeastern Taiwan and outlying county of Penghu might reach 50 mm, Central Weather Bureau forecasters said.

People in those areas should be on the alert against torrential rainfall, strong gusts and lightning, according to the bureau.

Similar weather could last into next Monday, with rain more pronounced in Central and Southern Taiwan, it cautioned.