Southern Taiwan faces a water shortage if the region does not receive enough rainfall by the end of April, the Southern Region Water Resources Office said yesterday, adding that it has set up an emergency response team to handle the situation. Lin Yuan-peng (林元鵬), a Water Resource Agency (WRA) official, said that the dry season
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