Afternoon thundershowers forecast for parts of Taiwan

Taipei-- Cloudy to sunny weather is expected around Taiwan Thursday, with brief thunderstorms or passing downpours likely in the afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Wednesday.

Chances of afternoon thundershowers are high, particularly in mountainous areas and regions north of Taoyuan, the bureau said.

Maximum daytime temperatures are forecast to range between 33 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius, according to the CWB.

Typhoon Noru, currently located over waters south of Japan, is forecast to head toward southwestern Japan or South Korea, and people who are planning to travel to those two countries this weekend and early next week are advised to pay close attention to weather information, the bureau said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel