The weather in Taiwan
One of the more important things to consider when travelling to Taiwan is to know what is the weather in Taiwan before you make your bookings because you will not want to be caught in months where there are Taiwan typhoons. Recently, Taiwan typhoons seems to be causing great wreckage to human lives and buildings. Here is a video of the recent Taiwan typhoon Saola showing you the harsh weather in Taiwan.
Avoiding the harsh weather in Taiwan
Typically, the typhoon season in Taiwan starts in May and ends on October. From October onwards, the weather in Taiwan is changing and at times, there will be strong winds during these months. Occasionally, due to the winds, typhoons can also happen during the period from November to December.
The weather in Taiwan from December to Feburary is the lowest where the temperature can drop to below 10 degree celsius, so bring along thick jackets if you are planning to travel during this period.
Generally, if you are looking for a cool weather to travel in Taiwan, you should go between March and April. During these months the temperature slowly pick up so it will not be too cold to travel, especially if you have elderly or young children.
What to do during a Typhoon in Taiwan
Typhoons are very strong winds that can uproot buildings and trees and cause landslides. During this time, it is best to avoid hilly regions in Taiwan, beaches and try to stay indoors to ensure safety. Generally, typhoons last about 1 or 2 days and it is recommneded that you keep an active lookout from their local news stations.
An app to find out more about Taiwan weather
Here is a cool android app that you can download to know more about the weather in Taiwan. It basically informs you the weather in different cities in Taiwan and also provide some rain forecast.
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