Mon, Nov 18, 2019 – Net page 2
Workers writer, with CNA
Folks drag alongside the streets of Kaohsiung the day earlier than nowadays. The Central Climate Bureau acknowledged that temperatures are expected to drop below 20°C nowadays.
Portray: Huang Chih-yuan, Taipei Instances
The mercury is anticipated to drop below 20°C nowadays, when a frontal gadget passes Taiwan and northeasterly winds extend intensive later in the day, the Central Climate Bureau acknowledged.
As a consequence, it’d be moist and funky all the device in which thru the nation initiating nowadays, it acknowledged.
The northeasterly monsoon would be at its coldest the following day, with temperatures expected to topple to a low of 17°C to 18°C and reach a high of 20°C, the bureau acknowledged.
The weather is forecast to reinforce the following day with daylight hours highs of 23°C to 24°C, it acknowledged.
Daytime highs the day earlier than nowadays reached 27°C to 30°C around Taiwan, with lows of 17°C to 21°C, the bureau acknowledged, together with that unhappy dispersion prerequisites brought about the Air Quality Index to register an “orange alert” in areas from Hsinchu and Miaoli counties in the north to Yunlin County in the south, indicating unhealthy air quality for ravishing teams.
In other files, the Taipei Huge Museum the day earlier than nowadays acknowledged in a press originate that the Leonid meteor bathe, moreover referred to because the Leonids, takes fame yearly around November.
This year it is most active between Nov. 6 and Nov. 30, the museum acknowledged, together with that stargazers in Taiwan occupy of challenge to net the astrological phenomenon all thru it height, which started at 11 pm the day earlier than nowadays and ends early nowadays.
The Leonids are known to be snappily meteors that can now and again change into fireballs — brighter-than-recurring meteors, it acknowledged.
The meteor bathe is brought about by the Tempel-Tuttle comet, which sweeps thru the inner photo voltaic gadget every 33 years.
The Leonids are excellent known for producing spectacular meteor storms in 1966, 1999 and 2001.
Nonetheless, the comet is now not attributable to plod thru the inner photo voltaic gadget any other time until 2031, so this year’s Leonids are expected to characterize most effective low exercise, with about 15 meteors per hour, the museum acknowledged. This year’s Leonids would moreover be outshone by the moon, it added.
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