Taipei, The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a high temperature warning for several cities in southern Taiwan on Tuesday, advising people to limit outdoor activities and stay hydrated.
A "yellow" alert went into effect in Pingtung County, Kaohsiung and Tainan, the CWB said on its website.
According to the CWB's color-coded heat alert system, a yellow light signifies temperatures of more than 36 degrees Celsius for a single day, and warns people to reduce strenuous outdoor activities and stay hydrated.
The yellow alert was issued for the first time this year at 12:41 p.m. on Tuesday, the bureau said.
The weather was expected to remain stable through to Tuesday evening, with temperatures hovering between 22 and 29 degrees across cities and counties in Taiwan, the CWB said.
On Wednesday, cloudy to sunny skies can be expected across Taiwan, except in Keelung City and Yilan County where sporadic showers are likely during the day, the bureau said.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel