We thank Prof. Wu-Ron Hsu of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences of the National Taiwan University (NTU) for very fruitful discussions on the theoretical interpretation of the data and Dr. Jing-Shan Hong of the Central Weather Bureau in Taipei for providing the weather radar data. We thank Iris Alpers for drawing the schematic plots of the airflows. This research was supported by the Grants NSC 94-2119-M-002-019-AP1 and NSC 94-2611-M-002-011 and the partnership project between the University of Hamburg and NTU.
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