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Summer highs for Spring Scream and Tomb Sweeping holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There will be summery temperatures during the annual Spring Scream celebrations over the holiday period, with the mercury rising as high as 34 degrees Celsius in Pingtung ...

Taiwan's weekend weather mild, followed by cooler temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It will get a little cooler Sunday (March 21) as a cold front causes a 10 degrees Celsius drop in temperatures for the north of Taiwan. This will mean lows of around 17...

38 red alerts issued for air pollution in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Western Taiwan was hit by heavy pollution this morning (March 12), triggering red alerts at 38 weather stations across the country. On his Facebook page at 6 am Friday...

Western Taiwan blanketed by 'unhealthy air' for second day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Western Taiwan is being shrouded by a thick layer of polluted air for the second day in a row today (Feb. 26), with 13 weather stations flashing red alerts and 37 showing ...

Heavy air pollution hammers northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northern and western Taiwan were hit by a thick layer of smog today (Feb. 25), triggering a red alert at 13 weather stations and an orange alert at 26. Air quality toda...

Photo of the Day: Lone fisherman on smoggy river in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 25-year-old Indonesian software engineer on Saturday (Feb. 6) captured this haunting photo of a lone fisherman plowing through a thick layer of smog as dusk descended on...

20 stations flash red alert for 'unhealthy' air in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) issued an air pollution warning today (Jan. 21) for southern Taiwan, with 20 monitoring stations flashing red warnings in...

Air pollution from China to cover north Taiwan before moving south: EPA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Tropical Storm Atsani moved away from south Taiwan, polluted air from China was expected to hit northern regions of the island Sunday (Nov. 8), according to the Environ...

Chinese air pollution to blow into Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is predicting orange Air Quality Index (AQI) warnings across much of the country as air pollution drifts down from China on Frida...

Cool, wet weather to continue Monday in northern Taiwan: CWB

Northeasterly winds and a cloud system are expected to continue to bring moisture and cool weather to northern Taiwan Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Early morning temperatur...

49ers hopeful to be able to play opener despite smoky skies

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan remains hopeful the 49ers will be able to play their season opener against Arizona as scheduled despite poor air quality caused by wildfire...

Warner returns for 49ers; Samuel, Aiyuk remain sidelined

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers got one key defensive player back to practice in advance of the season opener but are still waiting to know the status of two of their key receivers....

Taiwan to feel impact of China's pollution this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air pollution drifting down from China is expected to result in unhealthy air quality for western Taiwan well into Friday (Sept. 11), according to WeatherRisk Explore Inc....

Weather system likely to bring rain to northern Taiwan: CWB

Scattered rain showers can be expected in northern Taiwan on Monday with the approach of a weather system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Elsewhere around the country, cloudy to sun...

Temperatures in northern Taiwan to fall 5-7 degrees Friday

Taiwan will experience a warm Christmas Day Wednesday but a new northeasterly wind system that is on the way will send daytime temperatures lower by 5-7 degrees Celsius on Friday, according to the Cen...