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Temperatures in Taiwan to reach 30 degrees or higher starting Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once the current northeastern monsoon weakens on Wednesday (April 20), temperatures in Taiwan will reach 28-33 degrees Celsius. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reporte...

Early morning earthquakes jolt eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three earthquakes struck Taiwan’s eastern counties this morning (April 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The first two in Hualien at 3:06 a.m. a...

1st tropical storm of 2022 brews southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression to the southeast of Taiwan is expected to become the first tropical storm of the year Thursday evening (April 7), but it is not predicted to impact t...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocks south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted south Taiwan at 9:50 a.m. this morning (April 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the earthquake was 5...

Taiwan's weekend washout to be followed by better weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Tomb Sweeping Festival was largely a washout, milder weather is on the horizon for the rest of the month. A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) wind and heavy rain a...

Cold front to hit Taiwan over 1st half of Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air mass is expected to bring cold, wet weather during the first half of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday, before giving way to sunny, warm conditions. ...

Earthquake rocks east Taiwan, TRA to consider installing automatic train control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shortly after Minister of Transportation and Communications Wang Kwo-tsai (王國財) said that Taiwan’s railways lack automatic equipment and promised to install an autom...

Minor earthquakes jolt east, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked Taitung, and a magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolted Changhua on Sunday morning (March 27). According to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), t...

Heavy rain to dominate weekend in central and north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain with bouts of lightning and sudden gusts of wind are expected in many parts of central and northern Taiwan from Saturday (March 26) evening into Sunday (March 2...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocks southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted central Taiwan at 8:38 a.m. this morning (March 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 6...

Taiwan sees 150 aftershocks, another magnitude 6 possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has already experienced over 150 aftershocks from a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck this morning (March 23), and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is not ruling...

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck southeast Taiwan early Wednesday morning (March 23) at 1:41 a.m., followed two minutes later by a magnitude 6.1 quake, according to the C...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted central Taiwan at 11:23 p.m. this evening (March 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled east Taiwan at 8:50 p.m., the Central Weather Bureau said Friday (March 18). The quake was centered off the coast of Hualien County 5...

Temps to cool off in northern Taiwan on Friday as northeasterly winds arrive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Warm and partly sunny weather will continue through Thursday morning (March 17) before giving way to seasonal northeasterly winds that are expected to drop temperatures in...