Staff writer, with CNATemperatures over the New Year holiday period are expected to fall to as low as 14°C with the arrival of a cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday. A continental cold air mass is expected to lower temperatures today, with temperatures expected to drop further later in the day and early on New Year’s Day across the nation, the agency said. The bureau urged people planning to attend outdoor New Year’s Eve countdown parties or national flag-raising ceremonies to dress accordingly for the low temperatures. An alert for heavy rain in mountainous areas of New Taipei City, Yilan and Keelung was issued yesterday, the agency said. The Quadrantids are expected to peak early on Thursday morning, with up to 110 meteors per hour expected to be visible, it added.
Source: Taipei Times December 30, 2017 16:07 UTC