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Heavy rain forecast for 15 cities, counties across Taiwan

2016/09/10 16:03:13

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Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) A strong convective system is expected to bring heavy rain to 15 cities and counties across Taiwan Saturday afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau said.

The areas are Keelung City, Taipei City, New Taipei City, Yilan County, Hualien County, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County, Hsinchu City, Miaoli County, Taichung City, Changhua County, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Chiayi County and Chiayi City, the bureau said.

The bureau urged residents to be on the alert for sudden downpours, thunderstorms and strong winds.

It also warned about landslides, rockslides and flooded rivers in mountainous regions.

(By Chen Wei-ting and Y.F. Low)
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