Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jarred northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 1:17 a.m. this morning (Oct. 8), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

Tropical Storm Hagibis not expected to directly affect Taiwan

A tropical depression east of Guam was upgraded to Tropical Storm Hagibis on Sunday morning, but it is not expected to directly affect Taiwan, according to Central Weather Bureau (CWB) projections. ...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 10:34 p.m. tonight (Oct. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter ...

New typhoon could put damper on Taiwan's National Day break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical disturbance that has formed in the Western Pacific could intensify next week into Typhoon Hagibis (哈吉貝), the 19th tropical storm of the year, possibly putting a...

Heavy rain advisory issued for 6 Taiwan counties, cities as Typhoon Mitag shifts north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has lifted its land warning for Typhoon Mitag, but a heavy rain advisory is still in place for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan....

Twin earthquakes over magnitude 4 jolt Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked Kaohsiung, Taiwan at 1:12 this morning (Oct. 1), followed by a magnitude 4.2 quake an hour and a half later at 2:42 a.m., according to th...

Typhoon Mitag entering most intense phase in Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Taiwan will feel the most intense effects of Typhoon Mitag this evening (Sept. 30). CWB division chief Lo Ya-yin (羅雅尹) sa...

Taiwan High Speed Rail says trains will run as scheduled on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSR) has announced that its operations will be normal on Monday (Sept. 30). THSR says that based on theCentral Weather Bureau (CWB)...

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...

Taiwan's Hualien County suddenly announces office, school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although seven other counties and cities had already announced office and school closures on Sunday evening (Sept. 29) in anticipation of Typhoon Mitag's arrival, Hual...

Typhoon land warning expanded to 12 Taiwan counties, cities as Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded its sea and land warnings to 12 counties and cities in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Mitag has intensified into a typhoon, and its...

Work and classes canceled for multiple municipalities due to tropical storm Mitag

(updated 2019/09/30 09:30) By Taiwan News Staff Writer George Liao Work and classes for Monday (Sept. 30) have been canceled for Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Taoyuan, Hsinchu County, Yilan Count...

Northeasterly winds to bring 5 days of rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that moist northeast winds will bring rain to Taiwan for five days, starting on Thursday (Sept. 26), while Tropical Storm Mitag (...

Video shows China dumping pollution on Taiwan Mon.,Tue.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Qiufen (秋分), the autumn equinox, begins today (Sept. 23), WeatherRisk Explore Inc. President Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) has posted a forecast model projecting a large wave of ...