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1st tropical storm of 2022 brews southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression to the southeast of Taiwan is expected to become the first tropical storm of the year Thursday evening (April 7), but it is not predicted to impact t...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocks south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted south Taiwan at 9:50 a.m. this morning (April 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the earthquake was 5...

Taiwan's weekend washout to be followed by better weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Tomb Sweeping Festival was largely a washout, milder weather is on the horizon for the rest of the month. A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) wind and heavy rain a...

Cold front to hit Taiwan over 1st half of Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air mass is expected to bring cold, wet weather during the first half of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday, before giving way to sunny, warm conditions. ...

Minor earthquakes jolt east, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked Taitung, and a magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolted Changhua on Sunday morning (March 27). According to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), t...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocks southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted central Taiwan at 8:38 a.m. this morning (March 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 6...

Taiwan sees 150 aftershocks, another magnitude 6 possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has already experienced over 150 aftershocks from a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck this morning (March 23), and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is not ruling...

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck southeast Taiwan early Wednesday morning (March 23) at 1:41 a.m., followed two minutes later by a magnitude 6.1 quake, according to the C...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted central Taiwan at 11:23 p.m. this evening (March 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Temps to cool off in northern Taiwan on Friday as northeasterly winds arrive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Warm and partly sunny weather will continue through Thursday morning (March 17) before giving way to seasonal northeasterly winds that are expected to drop temperatures in...

Summer-like sun to shine down on Taiwan before arrival of cold front

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Summer-like weather is expected during the day between Monday (March 14) and Thursday (March 17), after which northeasterly winds will bring cooler temperatures and rain. ...

Dust storm in China moving eastward, may affect Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As air quality in western Taiwan reached yellow to red alert levels due to unfavorable conditions for air pollutant dispersion, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) Director-Gener...

Taipei sees only 6 days without rain so far in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The rain has been so incessant in northern Taiwan so far this year that Taipei has only had six days of dry weather. According to Central Weather Bureau (CWB) statistic...

Taiwan’s Keelung sees 47 rainy days from Jan. 1-Feb. 21, wettest since 2012

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s northern port city of Keelung saw 47 rainy days from Jan. 1 to Feb. 21, which is the longest rainy period the city has seen since 2012, the Central Weather ...

Taipei records highest rainfall in Feb. in 11 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei may soon record the most rainfall in February in 14 years, with 18 rainy days so far this month, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Tuesday (Feb. 22). CWB ...