Yushan National Park snow Jade Mountain

First snow of the season may fall tonight or tomorrow morning on high altitudes.

The Central Weather Bureau says a frontal system is approaching northern Taiwan, bringing plenty of moisture.

The CWB has issued a heavy rain alert for the Yi-lan area.

Forecasters say chances of rain are high in the north, northeast, and east today and tomorrow.

On mountains 3000 meters above sea level, there could be snow as well according to the CWB.

The unstable weather pattern is expected to last till Saturday, followed by warm and sunny days until another cold front reaches Taiwan next Tuesday.


photo by Zhuang Mingjing