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Snow on Taiwan’s tallest peak visible from afar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just days after residents of Taiwan’s cities rushed to the mountains to witness snowfall, clear and sunny skies on Wednesday (Jan. 13) allowed people in Chiayi City ...

Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled Taiwan at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 27.8 kilome...

18 people die overnight in Taiwan amid cold wave

Eighteen people died suddenly across Taiwan in 17 hours between late Thursday and early Friday amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging below 10 degrees Celsius, according to local authori...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan F-16 eclipses moon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former borough chief in Chiayi City captured this spectacular photo the moment an F-16 fighter jet roared in front of the moon on Monday (Jan. 4). While taking photos...

Apparent temperature in New Taipei to dip to zero tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The apparent temperature could drop to 0 degrees Celsius in New Taipei City tonight (Jan. 7) and -1 in Hsinchu on Friday (Jan. 8) with the arrival of a cold wave. The C...

Mercury to drop below 6 degrees as cold wave hits Taiwan on Jan. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for 14 counties and cities as a wintry wave is poised to strike Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7), causing the ...

Photo of the Day: 'Communist Bandit Pastries' spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, a Chinese American netizen shared a photo of an eatery in southwestern Taiwan called "Communist Bandit Pastries" (共匪餅). When asked by Taiwan News w...

6 Taiwan cities close off New Year's Eve festivities to crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With fears of a resurgence of the Wuhan coronavirus and its latest mutant strain from the UK reaching a fever pitch, multiple cities and counties across Taiwan are moving ...

CWB warns mercury to drop below 6 degrees in Taiwan on Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for Taiwan, including an orange signal for temperatures below 6 degrees Celsius in 16 counties and cities...

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly five hours after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 10), a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred nearby at 2:15 a.m. on Friday (Dec...

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 10) at 9:19 p.m., with tremors lasting approximately 15 seconds and registering a level 4 across mu...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 1:29 p.m. today (Dec. 10), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 62.3 kilo...

Temperatures in North Taiwan dip to 13 C, rain expected over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern Taiwan dropped to 13-14 degrees Celsius early Friday morning (Dec. 4) under the influence of northeasterly winds, but are forecast to bounce back ...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 3:19 p.m. today (Nov. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 86.8...