After turning cold and wet yesterday because of a passing cold front, the weather in northern and eastern Taiwan is expected to warm up tomorrow, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.
“Affected by a passing cold front, the weather in northern Taiwan [yesterday] has clearly changed, becoming cloudy with intermittent showers, with the daytime temperature reaching about 15°C or 16°C,” bureau forecaster Lin Pin-yu (林秉煜) said.
The weather in the north is forecast to reach a low of 13°C to 14°C between last night and this morning, as a continental cold air mass heads south, he added.
It was expected to turn warmer tomorrow, with intermittent rain in some parts of eastern Taiwan, he said.
As the northeast monsoon weakens tomorrow, the weather in the north will turn cloudy to sunny, with temperatures rising to a high of 24°C to 25°C, the bureau said.
People living in the north can take advantage of the fine weather to plan outings, it said.
However, the northeast monsoon will also bring fog to some parts of western Taiwan and the outlying islands of Kinmen and Matsu, it said, adding that motorists should be careful when driving in the fog or check flight schedules before heading to the airport.
“Another cold front will arrive shortly on Friday, causing intermittent rain in the north and east, as well as the mountainous areas in central Taiwan,” Lin said.
The weather in northern Taiwan is expected to drop again on Friday, the bureau said.
As for central and southern Taiwan, the weather forecast for this week was relatively stable, with low probability of rain, it said.
However, with day and night temperatures varying greatly, people should bring a sweater if they are staying outside early in the morning or late at night, it added.