Cold air mass to send mercury plummeting
A cold air mass could bring temperatures down significantly in northern and central Taiwan starting Monday, with lows likely at around 12 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday.
Temperatures could hover between 12- 20 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan, 15- 24 degrees in central Taiwan, and 19- 27 degrees in southern Taiwan early next week, forecasters said.
Dry weather is likely, the bureau said, adding that sporadic showers are expected only in eastern Taiwan.
The chilly temperatures could start to ease up from Wednesday, and highs could reach 24 degrees islandwide, it said.