Tropical depression impacting Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a tropical depression churning toward Taiwan today (July 15) will bring rain to southern and eastern Taiwan. The CWB said...

Sunny, hot weather to dominate Taiwan in coming week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot and sunny weather is forecast to prevail in the coming week across Taiwan, with showers likely from July 15 – 17 due to the arrival of southwestern winds. A P...

Taiwan issues heat alert for 12 cities, counties on Saturday

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Saturday (July 11) that it has issued a heat alert for 12 cities and counties around Taiwan as a Pacific high pressure and a seasonal southwesterly wind system...

4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks N.E. Taiwan, 2nd within hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 12:12 p.m. today (July 9), less than an hour after a 4.8 quake struck the same area, according to...

4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts N.E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 11:24 a.m. today (July 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the...

Taiwan to put in place volcano alert system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to implement a volcano warning system by the end of this year that covers the Tatun volcanoes (大屯火山群) in the north and Turtle Island (龜山島, Guishan Island) of...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 8:52 p.m. this evening (June 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Taipei records 38.9 C, highest ever in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury hit 38.9°C in Taipei Monday afternoon (June 29), the hottest the Taiwanese capital has ever recorded in the month of June, according to the Central Weather...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake shook southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City at 7:27 a.m. this morning (June 27), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter ...

CWB warns of thunderstorms in greater Taipei area

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned of severe thunderstorms in the greater Taipei area Friday (June 26), the second day of the four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. The affected areas include ...

Taipei bakes in 38.4-degree heat, hottest day of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury in Taipei climbed to a scorching 38.4 degrees Celsius (101 degrees Fahrenheit) this afternoon (June 23), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). At 2...

Taiwan's heatwave will continue until Sunday, afternoon thunderstorms to roll in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former CWB weather forecast center director Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Monday (June 22) that hot, sunny weather will continue until this Sunday (June 28), but warned of highe...

Heat advisory remains in place after Taipei hits 37.2 degrees

Several areas of Taiwan are expected to continue to experience hot weather until Tuesday (June 23), after Taipei recorded the island's highest temperature of 37.2 degrees Celsius Saturday (June 20...

Skies in Taiwan mostly clear for tomorrow's eclipse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that weather conditions will be fair on Sunday (June 21), when residents of southern Taiwan will be able to catch a glimpse of a ...

Taipei records year's hottest temperature at 37.6 degrees

The mercury hit 37.6 degrees Celsius in Taipei on Wednesday afternoon, the highest in Taiwan's capital this year, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The new high was recorded at 2:2...