Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 12:31 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan's Hualien County at 2:19 p.m. this afternoon, but was more strongly felt in Yilan County, according to t...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan, tremors felt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan's Yilan at 10:01 this morning, with greater Taipei and much of northern Taiwan feeling the tremors, while another qu...

Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...

Taiwan to see 3 days of warm weather before cold air arrives on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan will see warm weather and sunny skies for the next three days until Sunday, when cold, wet air will be brought in by northeastern winds.  Weather Risk forecaster...

Northeastern monsoon to bring showers today, new cold front coming to Taiwan Saturday   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Taiwan today, bringing scattered showers to northern and eastern Taiwan, while a ne...

Mercury to drop by 6 degrees as wet weather hits northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon blows into Taiwan, the probability of rainfall has increased for northern and eastern parts of the country, and high temperatures are expected to drop by...

Red air pollution warning still in place for central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While northeasterly winds have brought some respite from the frightening levels of air pollution seen in northern Taiwan over the past few days, a red warning is still in ...

Remnants of Typhoon Yutu to bring rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Tropical Storm Yutu (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) begins to peter out, its remnants will continue to bring rain to northern and eastern Taiwan through Saturday, according to the Ce...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  At 8:11 a.m. this morning, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, where an intensity level of 4 was recorded, accordin...

Typhoon Yutu pouncing on Philippines, set to make U-turn toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to the region before reaching the South China ...

Typhoon Yutu poised to pound Philippines, looking to bend north toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu is racing towards the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, with signal 2 and signal 3 alerts issued across the northern Philippines, while the typhoon i...

Mercury falls to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The temperature dropped to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui District in New Taipei, northern Taiwan, early Sunday morning, the lowest ground level temperature in Taiwan since the b...