Heavy rain warning issued for 6 counties, cities in Taiwan

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TAIPEI (CNA) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Friday issued a heavy rain warning for 6 cities and counties in Taiwan triggered by the arrival of a powerful weather front.

The warning was issued at 9:30 a.m. for Keelung City, Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City and County.

The rain is expected to last through the evening, the weather bureau said.

According to the CWB, a heavy rain warning refers to accumulated rainfall of more than 80 millimeters in 24 hours or more than 40mm in one hour.