Rain forecast for southern Taiwan Monday

Taipei, With the influence of southwesterly winds, rain is expected to continue in southern Taiwan Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

CWB forecaster Wu Yi-fan (???) said that as unstable weather conditions are expected to remain, southern parts of Taiwan are likely to see showers or thundershowers all day Monday, while some areas could see heavy rain, particularly in the afternoon.

Wu said brief rain is also likely in central and eastern Taiwan, as well as Keelung and the northern coastal areas.

The weather is expected to remain humid around Taiwan, with daytime temperatures forecast to range between 32-36 degrees Celsius.

Although Typhoon Soulik is heading toward Japan and is not expected to have a direct impact on Taiwan, coastal areas in northern and eastern Taiwan, as well as the Hengchun peninsula and outlying Matsu island, will experience heavy waves, starting from Monday night, Wu said.

The forecaster said Tropical Storm Cimaron, the 20th of its kind in the West Pacific Ocean so far this year, was currently located east of Guam, moving in a northeasterly direction, which is also unlikely to affect Taiwan directly.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel