Frosts in the country began last Thursday, when temperatures North of Taipei, the Taiwanese capital, fell to 6.7 °C. since the house of Taiwanese are poorly equipped with heating and radiators, the cold becomes dangerous, compromising elderly and sick people.
Cold wave in Taiwan has caused the death of more than 150 people in the last few days.
The service calls emergency medical care in Taipei increased when the temperature fell to a minimum, although the hospital is still investigating the real impact of the cold. At the same time, local authorities urged residents to stay home at night and to be warm.