Taiwan’s Yilan Children’s Festival draws record number of attendees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 44-day 2019 Yilan International Children's Folklore & Folkgame Festival (YICFFF) saw more than half a million visitors before drawing to a close on Sunday (Aug...

Birds survive typhoon to color Taiwanese island white

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An estimated 3,000 terns survived last week’s Typhoon Lekima to paint a small island near Matsu white with their feces. The storm passed close to Taiwan’s m...

Chinese state TV: At least 13 dead after Typhoon Lekima hits Zhejiang Province, 16 missing

BEIJING (AP) — At least 13 people were killed Saturday after Typhoon Lekima stuck the coast south of Shanghai, knocking down houses and trees, Chinese state TV reported. Another 16 people are...

High temperature warnings issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings for northern and eastern Taiwan, with daytime highs expected to push above 38 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in ...

Taiwan lifts land warning for Typhoon Lekima

Taipei (CNA) - The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land warning for Typhoon Lekima on Friday evening but warned that the southwesterly winds it has drawn could bring heavy rainfall to central ...

Taiwanese woman falls off cruise ship near Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a 41-year-old Taiwanese woman was recovered from the ocean after she fell from a cruise ship during a trip to Okinawa, reports said Friday (August 9). It wa...

10 American, Singaporean tourists injured in E. Taiwan tour bus crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As rain began buffeting Taiwan from Typhoon Lekima, 10 American and Singaporean tourists were injured when their tour bus crashed into a road divider on Thursday (Aug. 8). W...

1 death, 7 injuries, blackouts reported from Typhoon Lekima in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan today (Aug. 9), there has been one death and seven injuries in Taipei attributed to the storm and another death from T...

Sea, land warnings in place for 10 counties, cities as Typhoon Lekima lashes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CBW) still has sea and land warnings in place for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as the effects of Typhoon Lekima are expected to reach their peak...

450 flights disrupted at Taiwan Taoyuan airport due to Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the southern periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan, 450 flights have been canceled or delayed at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. As of 8 a.m. this ...

8 cities, counties in Taiwan cancel work, classes for Typhoon Lekima today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan this morning, eight cities and counties have announced that they are halting work and classes today (Aug. 9). As of...

Breaking News: Taipei and north Taiwan to close down for Typhoon Lekima Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung and Taoyuan were the first to announce the closure of schools and offices for Friday (August 9) as Typhoon Lekima was racing toward the norther...

Taiwan's CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded the scope of its land warning for the storm. At 8:30 a.m. this morning ...

Ferry trips between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands canceled due to typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Commercial ferries traveling between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands are being suspended from Thursday (August 8) through Saturday (August 10) due to Typhoon Lekima, w...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Lekima at 8:30 a.m. today (Aug. 8) as the storm continues to strengthen and head toward the waters off the co...