Mon, Feb 26, 2007 - Page 2 News List

Rising temperatures expected this week across the nation

By Loa Iok-sin  /  STAFF REPORTER

The weather during the week should be partly cloudy to sunny in central and southern Taiwan, while the north can expect showers and relatively cool temperatures, the Central Weather Bureau said.

In the northeast including Keelung and Ilan, cloudiness and brief showers are expected all through the week, with temperatures of 16oC to 21oC tomorrow. Temperatures will rise gradually through the week to between 17oC and 26oC on Friday and throughout the weekend.

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In Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli, chances of rain are smaller than in the northeast, but there may be brief showers.

Temperatures will range from 16oC to 22oC on Monday, rising through the week to between 18oC and 28oC on Sunday.

Similar weather is expected for Hualien.

In Taitung, it will be cloudy throughout the week, with no rain forecasted, and the temperature will be higher than in other areas.

Lows between 18oC and 19oC are expected during the week, with highs ranging from 27oC to 29oC.

Central and southern Taiwan will have mixed cloudy and sunny weather throughout the week, with no chance of rain, while the north, northeast and east can expect cloudy days with brief showers.

The temperature in central Taiwan will range from 16oC to 29oC this week. Residents should be prepared for temperature swings.

The south will be warmer. Lows of 18oC to 19oC are expected throughout the week, while the highs will start at 28oC on Monday and climb to 30oC on Saturday.

Residents in the north and east should expect temperature swings, cloudiness and showers.

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