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Strong cold air mass to send mercury plunging again across Taiwan: CWB

A strong cold air mass is expected to send temperatures plummeting across the country from Saturday (Jan. 16) to next Monday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday. The bureau has issued low...

Southern Taiwan cities record lowest temperatures in 35 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday (Jan. 11) that the southern Taiwanese cities of Tainan and Kaohsiung have recorded their lowest temperatures in 35 years as a ...

Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan Sunday (Jan. 10) at 11:23 a.m., less than a day after a magnitude 5.7 quake struck the northeastern. According to the Cent...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled Taiwan at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 27.8 kilome...

18 people die overnight in Taiwan amid cold wave

Eighteen people died suddenly across Taiwan in 17 hours between late Thursday and early Friday amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging below 10 degrees Celsius, according to local authori...

Snow falls on 6 mountains in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave blasts Taiwan, snow fell today (Jan. 8) on at least six mountains in northern, northeastern, and central Taiwan, including Yangmingshan, Taipingshan, Hehuan...

Snow falls on Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) saw 5 centimeters of snow recorded on Taipei's Yangmingshan this morning (Jan. 8). According to the Central Weather Burea...

Snow likely in 7 counties, cities in Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — WeatherRisk director Chia Hsin-hsing (賈新興) on Thursday (Jan. 7) posted a map on Facebook showing seven counties and cities that are likely to see snow by Friday morning (J...

Apparent temperature in New Taipei to dip to zero tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The apparent temperature could drop to 0 degrees Celsius in New Taipei City tonight (Jan. 7) and -1 in Hsinchu on Friday (Jan. 8) with the arrival of a cold wave. The C...

Mercury to drop below 6 degrees as cold wave hits Taiwan on Jan. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for 14 counties and cities as a wintry wave is poised to strike Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7), causing the ...

Apparent temperature in Taipei to drop to 3 degrees on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave expected to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) will send temperatures plunging to between 7 and 10 degrees Celsius Friday and Saturday (Jan. 8-9), with the ...

Taiwan activates 10-second earthquake alert system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has put in place an earthquake alert system that can give a warning 10 seconds in advance of an imminent tremor in the nation's eastern regions. As a result ...

Taiwan set for January chills and showers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan emerges from the effects of a continental cold air mass that saw the mercury plummet to below 10 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country, a period of more s...

Taiwan launches new earthquake, tsunami monitoring system

A new undersea earthquake and tsunami monitoring system was officially launched in Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 31), enabling the authorities to provide early warnings to the public in case of seismic haz...