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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan at 10:36 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Jan. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 4:15 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was located ...

Arrival of front to usher in scattered rains in northern Taiwan starting Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures will continue to rise on Sunday (Jan. 16), but a front will move in on Monday, bringing scattered showers to northern, central, and eastern Taiwan, according ...

Taiwan to upgrade quake alert system for urban areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is working to shorten the time a text message is dispatched after an earthquake strikes for urban areas as part of its disaster mitigation effort. A customized e...

12 degrees Celsius on Wed lowest temp recorded by Taipei Weather Station so far this winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 12 degrees Celsius recorded by the Central Weather Bureau’s (CWB) Taipei Weather Station at 5:54 a.m. on Wednesday morning was the lowest recorded by the station...

Taiwan issues low temperature alert for 17 cities, counties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a yellow low temperature alert for all cities and counties north of Tainan as well as the outlying Kinmen County on Monday (Jan. 10...

Strong cold air mass to hit Taiwan Tuesday, bringing single-digit lows to north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lowest temperature in flat areas of Taiwan Sunday (Jan. 9) was the 11 degrees Celsius recorded in the Hsinchu and Miaoli areas, but meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said ...

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2022 started to fall on Yushan at 9 a.m. Friday morning (Jan. 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB observed that snow began fall...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan at 7:17 a.m. Tuesday morning (Jan. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Taipei MRT trains run at reduced speed after 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan on Monday evening (Jan. 3), with level 4 shock waves being registered in Taipei and New Taipei, the Taipei Rapid Tra...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

Update: 9:30 a.m. 01/04/2022 As of 9 p.m. on Monday, Taipei had received 31 reports of damage resulting from the quake, such as broken water pipes, fallen tiles, warped doorways, malfunctioning str...

Northeastern monsoon to affect Taiwan’s weather from Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunny weather along the west coast and scattered showers in the east are expected Monday to Wednesday (Jan. 3-5) before northeasterly winds begin to strengthen again on Th...

Overcast, chilly, chance of rain during New Year countdown at 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s going to be overcast and chilly all day in the capital, with a 40% likelihood of showers during the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Taipei 101 ...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 2:47 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 30) afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Snow falls once more in Taiwan on mountains after Christmas holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's highest peaks received further snow on Monday (Dec. 27) after brief snowfalls on Christmas Day. More than 2 centimeters of snow was reported on Yushan'...