Temperatures may drop by 10 C in north: bureau
CNATAIPEI--An approaching cold air mass is expected to send temperatures across the island plunging today, especially in northern Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Monday.
February 19, 2013, 12:02 am TWN
Temperatures could drop Tuesday by about 10 degrees Celsius in the north of the country to between 13 and 17 degrees, but the cold weather could begin to ease off again by Thursday, the bureau said.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, temperatures of 15-20 degrees can be expected in central Taiwan, and 14-23 degrees in southern areas of the island, according to the bureau.
It also forecast increased chances of rain in northern and central Taiwan until the weekend. Highs across the country have been in the 20s over the past few days.