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Heatwave hits Taiwan, cover up and cool down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The heat has arrived and Taiwan is set to bake over the next week or so, with the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warning of high temperatures. An orange signal, indicatin...

Mexico City air pollution spikes to 6 times acceptable limit

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Small-particle pollution spiked in Mexico City to almost six times acceptable limits Sunday, a level not seen for years in the Mexican capital. Levels of small pa...

Amid death of model, doctor says Taiwan's air pollution harmful to heart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the sudden death of a young model from a heart condition while exercising on Monday (March 15), a pulmonologist has asserted that exercise is dangerous for the cardio...

Coal-fired power plants cut output amid poor air quality: Taiwan EPA

Five coal-fired power plants in Taiwan have significantly reduced their output this weekend, due to unhealthy levels of air pollution in large parts of the country, the Environmental Protection Admini...

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...

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....

Rain subsides, temperatures rise in Taiwan as tropical storm moves away

With severe Tropical Storm Tapah moving away from Taiwan, rain is expected to subside in the northern parts of the country on Sunday and the weather will likely turn stable, with temperatures to rise,...

Rain warnings issued for western Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Weather throughout Taiwan will be unstable and wet on Sunday, with rain warnings issued for western Taiwan and offshore islands, according to the Central Weather Bureau. Brief showe...

Taiwan's rainy weather to last through Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Under the effects of northeasterly winds, rainy weather is expected across Taiwan through Monday, when another front will be approaching the country, according to the Central Weather B...

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...

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...

Red air pollution warning in place for central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Air quality across Taiwan continues to be poor, with potentially harmful air quality recorded across 21 locations in central and southern Taiwan on Nov. 11 at 12.00 p.m. ...

Air pollution reaches frightening levels in central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frightening levels of air pollution have been captured on camera by residents of Tainan City (台南) in southern Taiwan today. Smoggy skies loom over much of Taiwan’...