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Forecasters predict a chilly finish to 2020



Now on to the climate, which might make or break your Christmas weekend. Sadly it’s trying like a moist and chilly Christmas Eve on Thursday. That rain ought to dry out by Christmas Day in most components of Taiwan. However we’ll in all probability see low temperatures stick round all through the tip of the 12 months.

Good riddance 2020, hey 2021. In Taiwan, the primary daylight of the New 12 months will emerge over Donqing Village on Orchid Island at 6:33 a.m. On Taiwan correct, the primary dawn will occur 2 minutes later, at Pingtung’s Eluanbi. However whether or not these first rays will likely be seen will likely be right down to luck, because the strongest chilly entrance of the season sweeps on this weekend.

Wu Wan-hua
CWB forecaster
There’s a likelihood that the continental chilly entrance will have an effect on us, nevertheless it depends upon moisture ranges. If there may be a whole lot of moisture, extra clouds will seem in windward areas. However resulting from modifications within the environment, there will not be as a lot moisture as there was of late.

The CWB says the incoming air mass could strengthen into a chilly entrance. Some consultants even see it turning into a powerful chilly entrance. The forecast for the week forward is wet on Christmas Eve, which falls on Thursday. Christmas Day is more likely to be dry and chilly, with sparse showers solely within the east. The chilly entrance will move by the twenty seventh and twenty eighth, leaving intermittent showers within the north. Because the chilly air makes its method south, it can ship temperatures plummeting till the twenty ninth.

Wu Wan-hua
CWB forecaster
We estimate that within the subsequent chilly spell, temperatures will dip as little as 15 levels within the north and northeast, 16 levels in Central Taiwan, 17 levels within the south and 18 or 19 levels in Hualien and Taitung. Cool air on New 12 months’s Eve will convey even colder climate.

Subsequent week Taiwan will proceed to really feel the results of the northeasterly winds. In case you’re heading out this vacation season, you’ll want to wrap up heat. And for those who’re touring to seeing the primary rays of 2021, simply hope that fortune is in your facet.


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