Heavy rain brings Taiwan’s chip makers a reprieve just as tougher drought measures were due to hit

//Heavy rain brings Taiwan’s chip makers a reprieve just as tougher drought measures were due to hit

Heavy rain brings Taiwan’s chip makers a reprieve just as tougher drought measures were due to hit

Taiwan’s government on Monday delayed imposing further water curbs that would have affected major chip-making hubs after heavy rain began replenishing reservoirs on the drought-struck island.Sub-tropical Taiwan is dealing with its worst drought in history after no typhoons directly hit the island last year, meaning much less rain.Taiwan had planned to tighten curbs on the use of water from June 1 in the important chip-making hubs of Hsinchu and Taichung, requiring companies in the two science…

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