Central, southern Taiwan remain warm as winter starts

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Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) Taiwan's weather on Sunday will be warm, with highs forecast to range between 26-28 degrees Celsius, while some areas can expect highs between 29-31 degrees, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday.

With only a little moisture in the air, the warm weather will continue through Monday when daytime highs could reach 28 degrees in the north, and 29-31 degrees in the central and southern parts of Taiwan and Halien and Taitung in the east, while lows around the island could range between 20-23 degrees.

The weather will remain warm in central and southern Taiwan until Wednesday, which marks the beginning of winter on the lunar calendar, with high temperatures expected to hit around 30-31 degrees Celsius, according to the CWB forecast.

However, the mercury will be dipping slightly in northern and northeastern Taiwan that day as seasonal northeasterly winds will strengthen. Low temperatures are forecast to range between 19-20 degrees in areas north of central Taiwan and in the northeast, and 21-22 degrees in other areas.

Meanwhile, highs will hover from 27-28 degrees in the north and east, and 30-31 degrees in the central and southern parts of the island, according to the CWB.

(By Wang Shu-feng and Evelyn Kao)

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