Wind system forecast to lower temperatures in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- With northeasterly winds moving in, daytime temperatures in northern Taiwan are forecast to fall to some extent on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB s...

Warmer weather forecast around Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The weather in Taiwan can be expected to warm up Saturday as northeasterly winds weaken, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Under the influence of more southerly winds, ...

Taiwan's EPA sends out first air pollution alert text message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Saturday (Jan. 26) issued its first air pollution alert text message for an Air Quality Index (AQI) level in excess of 200 i...

18 monitors flash red warnings for pollution in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clouds of thick smog are again lingering heavy over some of Taiwan’s southern cities. Residents of Kaohsiung, Tainan and surrounding city and prefecture areas are...

Wet, cool weather forecast in Taiwan

Taiwan will see wet and cool weather Wednesday due to increased moisture in the air accompanied by northeasterly winds and a cloud system from southern China moving eastward, the Central Weather Burea...

16 stations flash red air pollution alerts in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said that due to poor diffusion conditions as the northeast monsoon weakens, there has been a continuous accumulation o...

Kaohsiung ranks as having worst PM2.5 levels in Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung City was ranked as having the worst levels of PM2.5 air pollution out of all cities and counties in Taiwan last year, even though the city experienced a 24 decrease i...

Bouts of heavy air pollution hit Taiwan again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been struck by waves of heavy air pollution again, which are set to continue in some areas over the next few days. The Environmental Protection Administratio...

Northeast monsoon to bring cold, wet weather to N. Taiwan through weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as a northeast monsoon strengthens, strong winds will be observed on the coastal areas and northern Taiwan will see cold, wet wea...

Taiwan EPA to send air pollution text alerts if AQI exceeds 200

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday announced that it is testing an air pollution text alert system that will go into effect by the end of this month, h...

Weather to become cooler, wetter in Taiwan tonight, Tropical Storm Man-Yi strengthens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Balmy weather today will give way to colder, wetter conditions as a northeastern monsoon arrives this evening, while a tropical depression over the Philippines and a tropical s...

Prolonged cold symptoms could be reaction to Taiwan's air pollution: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As air pollution in Taiwan reached frightening levels over the past couple weeks, a doctor in Taichung told CNA yesterday (Nov. 14) that an increased number of patients believi...

Northeastern monsoon to bring showers today, new cold front coming to Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Taiwan today, bringing scattered showers to northern and eastern Taiwan, while a ne...

12 stations flash red pollution alerts in central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to poor diffusion conditions and an accumulation of pollutants, the air quality in central and southern Taiwan is still poor with harmful levels of pollution reported in 30...

Rivers leads Chargers to 6th straight win, 20-6 over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Los Angeles Chargers won their sixth straight game, 20-6 over the struggling Oakland Raiders on ...