Taiwan is likely to see the tenth tropical storm of this year   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While Tropical Storm Son Tinh has strengthened and brought rain to parts of Taiwan Tuesday, a new tropical depression is likely to emerge as the tenth tropical s...

Tropical Depression Son-Tinh nearing Philippines, will bring rain to southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Depression Son-Tinh has started to pick up speed and is headed toward the northern Philippine island of Luzon, bringing wind and rain to the northern Philippines ...

Earthquake rattles Northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck the coastal Yilan County town of Nan’ao Saturday evening, the Central Weather Bureau said. The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred...

Typhoon Son Tinh likely to emerge on Monday: Taiwan forecasters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical depression near Guam was likely to turn into Tropical Storm Son Tinh (山神) on Monday, but it was still too early to tell if it would ever impact Taiwan, forecast...

Taiwanese weather official calls Typhoon Maria ‘a wonderful typhoon’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For a country used to coping with disasters brought upon by typhoons during summer, Taiwan is considered lucky by some weather officials to have been spared serious damage...

Taiwan weather expert sees one typhoon a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the typhoon season is moving into a higher gear, one typhoon or tropical storm could emerge every week, though not all of them would have an impact on Taiwan, a weather...

Earthquake rattles Southern Taiwanese city of Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rattled Tainan City Wednesday evening, but no immediate damage or casualties were reported. In February 2016, 117 people died in the city, mo...

1 dead, 8 injured from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One person has reportedly died and eight people have been injured as the result of Typhoon Maria, according to TVBS and the Central Emergency Operation Center.   A...

New Taipei’s independent decision to declare July 11 ‘a typhoon day off’ breaks a long-lasting consensus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—New Taipei City Government’s decision at 9 p.m. on Tuesday to declare Wednesday (July 11) to be a typhoon day off broke a tradition established among the three municip...

Adiós: Typhoon Maria to leave Taiwan by noon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After lashing Taiwan since yesterday evening, the tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau ...

New Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Yilan, Miaoli declare typhoon holiday, business as usual in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Maria lashes northern Taiwan, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County, Yilan County, Miaoli County, and Lienchiang&...

Typhoon Maria downgraded from super typhoon just before hitting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just as its outer rim touched Taiwan Tuesday evening, Super Typhoon Maria was downgraded to Typhoon Maria as a result of unfavorable sea temperatures, the Central Weather ...

Taipei City braces for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—After the Central Weather Bureau issued the land warnings for Typhoon Maria in the late hours of Monday (July 9), Taipei City on Tuesday braced for the typhoon by takin...

Cities, counties across northern Taiwan announce closures this afternoon for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a land warning was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for Super Typhoon Maria at 11:30 p.m. last night and as the eye of the storm is just 620 kilometers east of Yil...

Taiwan braces for impact with Super Typhoon Maria at 5 p.m. 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The periphery of Super Typhoon Maria is expected to make landfall at 5 p.m. this evening (July 10) as the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a land warning for 13 cit...