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Heavy rain warning issued for 14 counties, cities in Taiwan

2019/07/23 15:59

Satellite image taken from Central Weather Bureau's website

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain warning for 14 cities and counties in Taiwan triggered by the arrival of a powerful weather front.

The warning was issued at 2:30 p.m. for Keelung City, Taipei City, New Taipei County, Yilan County, Hsinchu County, Taoyuan, Miaoli County, Taichung, Hualien County, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Tainan, Kaohsiung, and Chiayi County.

People in those areas should also be on the alert for lightning and strong winds, as well as possible flooding caused by torrential rains, the CWB said.

(By Yu Hsiao-han and Ko Lin)Enditem/cc