Tropical Storm Wutip gaining strength, not yet a threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Wutip, a rare cyclone for February, has continued to gain strength in the Western Pacific and could soon become a typhoon, but forecasters do not currently belie...

Tropical Storm Wutip could become typhoon tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Wutip (蝴蝶), the second tropical storm of the year, is expected to reach typhoon strength before passing to the south of Guam tomorrow (Feb. 21), but its future i...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rocks southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook southwestern Taiwan's Tainan City at 6:22 p.m. Sunday evening (Feb. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:08 p.m. Friday evening (Feb. 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 2:23 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Old British Consulate in Taiwan's Kaohsiung a remnant of a lost era

Perched on top of a hill overlooking Sizihwan in Kaohsiung, the former residence of the British Consulate established during the Qing Dynasty in 1879 is Taiwan's oldest remaining mansion of Wester...

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake jars Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 3.8 earthquake jarred Taipei residents in their sleep at 4:12 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled residents of southern Taiwan at 12:52 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 3...

Taiwan Lunar New Year holiday weather to turn cold and humid Thursday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a sunny Thursday, the weather was likely to turn cold and humid by the end of the day with the mercury plunging at least 10 degrees, according to the Central Weather B...

Weather picks up in Taiwan, sunny skies Wednesday, Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northeasterly winds recede in northern and eastern Taiwan today meaning pleasant, sunny weather throughout the day for most of the island, according to a forecast from the...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 7:32 p.m. this evening (Feb. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of the temb...

Northeast monsoon to bring colder temperatures and rain to Taiwan on Lunar New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures will start to drop on Lunar New Year's Eve after a northeast monsoon arrives, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). It will become colder and wette...

Temperatures to hit 30 degrees in Taiwan on Feb. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Temperatures will rise to around 30 degrees Celsius across Taiwan on Sunday, Feb. 3, with weather conditions forecast as cloudy to sunny, according to the Central Weather ...

Temperatures across Taiwan to drop today, 2nd cold front to arrive over Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the affects of a continental cold air mass, temperatures across Taiwan will be colder today, with lows in northern Taiwan to dip down to 13 degrees Celsius, according to...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattles NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 6:14 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of temblor was locat...