Air Defense Exercise in Northern Taiwan on Monday, May 27, 2019

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The Taipei City government has announced that an air defense exercise, Wan An No. 42, will be conducted on Monday, May 27, 2019, from 1:30-2:00 p.m. The exercise is scheduled for 30 minutes and will take place in northern Taiwan including Taipei City, New Taipei City, Yilan County, Keelung City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, and Hsinchu County.

During the 30 minute exercise, trains will operate as usual. However, passengers will not be able to exit the MRT station after they arrive on the train. Please also note that vehicular movement on Taipei streets will cease during the exercise. Movement on highways will be permitted. If you are outdoors when the alarm sounds, you will be required to take cover nearby or to pull your vehicle to the side of the road.

Please plan your schedule accordingly.