CWB issues extremely heavy rain advisory for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the arrival of a weather front today (May 20) the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 21 of Taiwan's 22 counties and cities. The CWB...

Heavy rain alert issued for N. Taiwan, mercury drops to 15 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that rain will be seen across Taiwan, with a heavy rain advisory issued in five cities and countries, while the mercury dipped to as l...

Photo of the Day: UFO-shaped cloud hovers over Taiwan's tallest peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Yushan National Park posted a photo on its Facebook page showing lenticular clouds over Taiwan's tallest peak last Friday (April 26), causing a stir on the interne...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to dip down to 19 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a plum rain front brought as much as 100 mm of rain on Wednesday (May 1), temperatures today in northern Taiwan are expected to dip to as low as 19 degrees Celsius as a n...

Temperature to drop by 10 degrees tomorrow in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as the first plum rain front of the season arrives on Wednesday (May 1), high temperatures in northern Taiwan will drop by 10 degrees...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 to 8 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens today, scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely in much of Taiwan, while northern and northeastern Taiwan w...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 degrees tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Northeasterly winds and a cloud front will bring some respite on Friday (April 26) to the scorching temperatures seen in northern Taiwan over the past couple days. Meteorolo...

Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 30 in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful dust storm, lightning and unseasonal rain have killed at least 30 people in central and western India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet Wednesday e...

High temps in N. Taiwan to drop by 7 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a northeast monsoon, the early morning low temperature in northern Taiwan will drop to 18 degrees Celsius and high temperatures are expected to decrease b...

Poll workers journey to reach India's most remote voters

NEW DELHI (AP) — The figures involved in India's general election are staggering: 900 million voters, 83 million first-time voters, 11 million poll workers, nearly 4 million electronic voting machines...

Pakistani official: Powerful rainstorm in northwest kills 6

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani government official says a powerful rainstorm with heavy winds across the country's northwest killed at least six people overnight. Taimur Khan,...

Mercury could drop by 10 degrees tonight in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to plummet today by up to 10 degrees Celsius, as a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens, according to the Cent...

Mercury in Taiwan could drop to 13 degrees over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Taiwan will see balmy weather today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that temperatures could dip down to 13 degrees Celsius over the weekend as a weather fro...

Northern Taiwan temperatures forecast to reach 30 degrees Celsius

The mercury is forecast to climb to 30 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan by March 21, before the northeasterly monsoon increases, bringing temperatures down, the Central Weather Bureau forecast Sunda...

Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic broadcast

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — A British-led scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a...