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...

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...

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...

Monsoon rains kill 12 in southern India, displace thousands

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of people have taken refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded parts of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killing at least 12 people this week. ...