Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattled central Taiwan's Nantou County at 4:08 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicenter of t...

Sporadic rain expected over Moon Festival holiday in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The festive mood among people in Taiwan for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival could be dampened as sporadic rain is forecast for the long weekend starting Sept. 22, the Cen...

Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery likely to bring rain to parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery is expected to continue bringing rain to Taiwan on Sunday, although the sea warning for the typhoon was lifted Saturday night. People in Pingtung Co...

Wild weather lashes Taiwan as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut sweeps through northern Philippines, Taiwan is expected to see heavy rain, strong wilds and tall waves on Sept. 15. Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon ...

Taiwan CWB issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Mangkhut rapidly closes in on the Philippines, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for the Category 7 tyhpoon at 11:30 a.m. thi...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

Taiwan unlikely to issue sea warning for Typhoon Mangkhut

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday there is little chance that it would issue a sea warning for Typhoon Mangkhut as the storm has veered further south than expected....

Taiwanese photographer pulls photo from contest after WMO kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer has withdrawn his entry for a photo competition organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), after the specialized United Nation...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut poised to pounce on Philippines, Taiwan to be spared 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Super Typhoon Mangkhut has continued to gain in intensity but has shifted south and appears to be headed toward the northern Philippine island of Luzon, while it appe...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bigger than Hurricane Florence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As massive as Hurricane Florence is, which is bearing down on the Carolinas, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is even bigger and has more distance and time to grow further.  ...

Mangkhut upgraded to super typhoon, will affect Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Mangkhut reached super typhoon status yesterday afternoon, it has continued to strengthen as is appears to be headed toward the Bashi Channel and looks to be he...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and ...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan's Hualien County today at 12:43 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicenter of the te...

Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength, likely to affect Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut is continuing to strengthen and is currently on a path to barrel just south of Taiwan, however due to its large size, its periphery is still anticipa...

Typhoon Mangkhut expected to be closest to Taiwan by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut, the 22nd tropical storm of the year, may intensify into a strong typhoon and be closest to Taiwan by Sept. 15 or 16, reported the Central Weather Bureau ...