Warm weather with occasional showers expected in the next week

Taipei--Taiwan will see warm weather with occasional showers from Wednesday until June 27, the Central Weather Bureau has forecast.

The bureau said the weather in Taiwan was stabilizing as a weather front moves away and gives way to mostly cloudy weather in the northern half of Taiwan and some sunny weather in southern Taiwan, the bureau said.

Temperatures could reach as high as 33 degrees Celsius in the northern half of Taiwan and the eastern Taiwan counties of Yilan and Hualien, and 34 degrees in the south on Wednesday, the bureau said.

Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan could see foehns -- dry and warm down-slope winds -- which could push the mercury in some areas of the county to over 35 degrees.

Similar weather will be seen around Taiwan from Thursday to next Tuesday. Areas in the northern half of Taiwan, northeastern Taiwan, and eastern Taiwan and some mountainous areas can expect partly cloudy weather with brief afternoon thundershowers, the bureau said.

With the higher temperatures, the bureau advised people to stay hydrated and take precautions against sunburn.

Meanwhile, meteorologist Wu Der-rong (???) predicted that temperatures may climb to over 36 degrees in Taiwan from Saturday to next Monday, citing data from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel