Hot weather, occasional showers forecast for coming week: CWB

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TAIPEI (CNA) — Weather across Taiwan will mostly be sunny and hot over the coming week, though afternoon showers are expected on Monday and Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.

Sporadic showers can be expected in mountainous areas across Taiwan, as well as in the greater Taipei area, Keelung, Yilan County and Hualien County over the next two days, according to the bureau.

Coastal regions in central and southern areas will experience showers in the early morning, the CWB said.

During the rest of the week, afternoon showers will mainly be concentrated in the mountains, and Taiwan will see temperature highs of 30-31 degrees Celsius, the bureau added.

In the greater Taipei area and central and southern Taiwan, temperatures could soar to 34-36 degrees, the CWB said.