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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles southwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolted southwest Taiwan at 1:26 pm on Thursday (Feb. 29), according to the Central Weather Administration (CWA). The epicenter of the temblor...

North Taiwan could see temperatures of 10 C on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Taiwan is expected to see temperatures around 10 C on Friday (March 10), while snow might be possible in high mountain areas. The Central Weather Administration (...

Taiwan’s Shihmen Reservoir drops to 54% capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Shihmen Reservoir has dropped to 54% capacity due to a lack of rain and increased demand from the first rice planting of the year. Taoyuan municipal authorities responde...

2 cold waves forecast for Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) forecasted two cold spells this week. The first cold spell is already affecting Taiwan on Monday (Feb. 26) and is predicted to...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocks northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan at 9:48 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Administration (CWA). The epicenter of the temblor...

Magnitude 5 earthquake rattles east, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5 earthquake struck off the coast of Hualien County in Taiwan on Saturday (Feb. 24) at 12:37 p.m., jolting most of central Taiwan, according to the Central Wea...

Taiwan temperatures set to plunge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Waves of cold air will lead to cooler weather in Taiwan from Sunday (Feb. 25), with lows of 11 C and rain expected in northern and mountainous areas, according to the Cent...

Cooler weather expected for north Taiwan on Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) predicts cooler temperatures for the north for the Lantern Festival on Saturday (Feb. 24), while there will be large temperature d...

Taiwan forecast to see 3 cold waves over 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) predicted three progressively colder fronts will arrive in Taiwan over the next 10 days. The CWA said during the day on Wednesd...

4 earthquakes strike east of Taiwan peaking at magnitude 5.6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four earthquakes of magnitude 4.9 or higher were recorded overnight in waters to the east of Taiwan with the strongest a magnitude 5.6, according to the Central Weather Ad...

Sunny skies and chilly temps reported across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite sunny weather across most of Taiwan, the Central Weather Administration (CWA) cautioned everyone to dress warmly on Sunday (Feb. 11) due to the cold temperatures, ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's first snow in Year of the Dragon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yushan continued to experience snow due to the latest strong cold air mass. Temperatures fell to 14 C in Taipei, 13 C in Taoyuan, and 15 C in Taichung during the daytim...

North Taiwan expects temperatures below 10 C on Lunar New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four cities and counties in north Taiwan and two offshore islands can expect temperatures below 10 C for the Lunar New Year’s Eve on Friday (Feb. 9) night. The Ce...

Cold surge will last until Friday in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) issued a cold surge warning on Thursday (Feb. 8) for many cities and counties as a continental cold air mass together with rain wi...

Snow possible in north Taiwan mountains on Lunar New Year's Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass to impact Taiwan this week could bring snow to the mountains in the north at the start of the Lunar New Year. The Central Weather Administra...