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Weather in Taiwan to turn dry from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents along the western half of Taiwan and in the northeast should watch out for localized heavy rains from Sunday night (May 15) to Monday (May 16), a weather forecas...

Shallow, magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocks east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was felt in Hualien and Nantou counties at 10:47 p.m. on Thursday (May 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of t...

Offshore earthquake shakes Taiwan; no danger of tsunami

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strong earthquake struck off the east coast of Taiwan on Monday, shaking buildings in the capital, Taipei. No serious damage or injuries were reported, and authorities said the...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Update: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred 96.9 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at 3:45 p.m. with a focal depth of 27.5 km. Taitung County reported an intensity level of 3 while Yilan County, ...

Early-morning magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Hualien felt across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted Hualien County at 2:43 a.m. on Tuesday (May 3), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tremor was located...

Temperatures to rise across Taiwan from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Low temperatures will hover around 15 – 17 degrees Celsius or even lower in northern Taiwan from Monday night (May 2) to Tuesday morning (May 3) before warming up du...

Taiwan’s highest mountain sees rare May snowfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell on Yushan, the highest mountain in Taiwan, on Monday afternoon (May 2), the fifth such occurrence ever recorded since 1990, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said...

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake rocks south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook Tainan at 2:42 p.m. on Friday (April 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tremor was located 16.2 k...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook northeast Kaohsiung at 8:42 a.m. on Thursday (April 28), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tremor was...

Photo of the Day: Beachgoer basks in balmy weather in Taiwan's Sizihwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This woman was seen soaking up the sun on Tuesday (April 26) as temperatures started to sizzle on southern Taiwan. On Tuesday, the mercury across Taiwan soared, with Ka...

Morning earthquakes jolt east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two earthquakes struck Taiwan’s eastern counties this morning (April 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The first magnitude 4.7 temblor was in Ta...

Shallow earthquake rocks east Taiwan county

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan at 2:35 p.m. on Monday (April 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was close...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 1:53 a.m. on Sunday morning (April 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tem...

Hot weekend weather in store for Taiwan: CWB

(Taiwan News) — Northern Taiwan will see occasional showers on Thursday morning (April 21), but conditions will dry up in the afternoon before turning hot and humid from Friday to Sunday (April ...

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...