Heavy rain warning issued for parts of northern, central Taiwan

Taipei--The Central Weather Bureau issued a heavy rain warning Saturday morning for nine cities and counties in northern and central Taiwan as a moist front arrived.

The warning covered the cities of Keelung, Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan and Taichung as well as Hsinchu, Miaoli, Nantou and Yilan counties.

According to Meteorologist Wu Der-rong (???), rainfall was mostly seen in the northern half of Taiwan as of Saturday morning but will gradually spread to southern regions as the front moves southward.

The rain is expected to ease on Sunday as the front weakens, he said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel