Landslide cuts off community in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A landslide brought on by heavy rains over the weekend hemmed in residents of a community in New Taipei City this morning (June 24). At 8 a.m. this morning as the Central We...

Heavy rain alert issued in 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a plum rain front and northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan. As a plum rai...

Rain expected across most of Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A new plum rain front approaching Taiwan is forecast to bring rainfall across most of the country Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Northern, central and southe...

Spectacular cloud formation stuns residents of Taiwan’s Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday (June 22) people around Keelung in northern Taiwan began to notice a spectacular cloud formation in the sky just over the city. The ...

Xiazhi, summer solstice, brings scorching 40-degree heat to N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan experiences Xiazhi (夏至), the peak of summer based on the lunisolar calendar today (June 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat alert for five...

Orange heat warning issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat alert for nine counties and cities today where the mercury is expected to soar up to 37 degrees Celsius. Warming c...

Orange heat alert issued for 8 counties, cities, E. Taiwan to soar to 38 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat hazard advisory for eight counties and cities in Taiwan, while Taitung is expected to see the mercury climb to 38 deg...

Plum rains to soak Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a new plum rain front will bring heavy precipitation to Taiwan from Saturday (June 22) to Monday (June 24). Wu Der-rong (吳德榮),...

Plum rains 'not finished yet,' Taiwan issues heavy rain alert for 13 counties, cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says that a plum rain front which has been lashing Taiwan for days is "not finished yet" and has issued a heavy rain advisory for 13 ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan, rains to last till Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for nine counties and cities in Taiwan today (June 12) as a plum rain front is set to pummel Taiwan for four m...

Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

Heavy rain alert issued for 18 counties, cities as plum rains pummel Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front begins to pummel Taiwan today (June 11), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued extremely heavy and heavy rain advisories for 18 counties and ...

Plum rain front storms toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Much of Taiwan will see rain today (June 10), as a plum rain front gathers steam and prepares to hover over the country and potentially bring "disastrous precipitation&quo...

Photo of the Day: The Future’s So Bright, Even My Cat's Gotta Wear Shades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Most of Taiwan was huffing and puffing under temperatures near 36 degrees Celsius for the second day running Saturday (June 8). Popular travel destinations and highways...

High temperature warning issued for 5 areas in Taiwan

Hot weather is expected to dominate much of Taiwan Thursday, with five municipalities forecast to experience temperatures of over 36 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...