2 more tropical storms brewing to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two tropical depressions churning in the Western Pacific Ocean to the east of Taiwan have the potential of becoming tropical storms, according to the Central Weather Burea...

New Taipei sees temp drop to 14 degrees C on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning (Nov. 11), New Taipei City's Tamsui District registered 14.7 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature recorded in an urban area in Taiwan this fall. The...

Taiwan sees mercury drop to 16 degrees on Lidong, 1st day of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Today (Nov. 8) is Lidong (立冬), the first day of winter on the lunisolar calendar, and the lowest temperature recorded in the nation this morning was 16.4 degrees Celsius, ...

Big day-night temperature gap forecast in central, southern Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has warned people in central and southern Taiwan of a wide day-night gap in temperatures as a northeasterly wind system continued to affect the country Tuesday. The...

Minimum temperatures to fall below 20 degrees in Taipei next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the weekend, minimum temperatures are likely to crash below 20 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan to reach 18 degrees as northeasterly winds gain strength, CNA forec...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

China dust storm could hit Taiwan by tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese weather forecaster on Monday (Oct. 28) uploaded an ominous photo of a massive dust storm spotted over eastern China and warned that it could strike Taiwan by W...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Yilan County at 7:28 a.m. this morning (Oct. 28), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 26.4...

Taiwan to adopt color-coded alert system for cold weather

Starting November, a user friendly color-coded alert system will be introduced to warn of low temperatures across Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday. There will be yellow, orange ...

Tropical Storm Neoguri forms, could bring rain to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊) formed early this morning (Oct. 18) and has shifted slightly westward toward Taiwan, but forecasters do not currently expect it to continue on ...

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 5.4 quake struck under the Pacific east of Taiwan Thursday (October 17) evening, but most of the island except the southern end felt the tremor, the Central We...

Tropical cyclone could bring rain to Taiwan by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression brewing in the Western Pacific appears to be bound for the northern Philippines and could bring rain to Taiwan over the weekend. A tropical depres...

Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

Taiwan faces cool week ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a sunny and warm four-day Double Ten holiday, Taiwan is facing a cold and humid week ahead, the Central Weather Bureau forecast Saturday (October 12). The nor...

Typhoon Hagibis causes Taiwan-Japan flight disruptions

Airlines operating flights between Taiwan and Japan announced service disruptions Friday due to Typhoon Hagibis, which is heading towards eastern Japan. China Airlines said its flight CI0159 from O...