UN weather conference throws Taiwanese expert out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese weather expert Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) said Saturday (June 8) that pressure from China was responsible for the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 degrees tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Northeasterly winds and a cloud front will bring some respite on Friday (April 26) to the scorching temperatures seen in northern Taiwan over the past couple days. Meteorolo...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai reveals English name on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier Lai (賴清德) revealed on Facebook that his English first name was William, attracting 16,000 likes in the process. The former Tainan City mayor is challenging Pre...

Wutip becomes first-ever Category 5 super typhoon in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Wutip becomes the first Category 5 super typhoon ever seen in the northern hemisphere in the month of February, it is too early to say if it will have any impact on Taiwan, ...

Tropical Storm Wutip could become typhoon tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Wutip (蝴蝶), the second tropical storm of the year, is expected to reach typhoon strength before passing to the south of Guam tomorrow (Feb. 21), but its future i...

Tropical depressions likely to become typhoons but not hit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two tropical depressions in the west Pacific Ocean are likely to intensify to form into typhoons in the coming days, but are not expected to pose a direct risk to Taiwan, ...

Temperature to drop to 19°C as northeasterly winds hit northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As three northeasterly winds are coming up this week to bring temperatures down, the probability of rainfall has increased for northern, northeastern, and central parts of the ...

Northeastern monsoon to bring showers today, new cold front coming to Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Taiwan today, bringing scattered showers to northern and eastern Taiwan, while a ne...

Typhoon Kong-Rey has better chance of striking Taiwan: meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Based on its current movements, Typhoon Kong-Rey is likely to come closest to Taiwan by Friday and could more directly impact the country than its predecessor Typhoon Trami, ac...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and Taiwa...

Triple whammy: Three tropical storms to dump rain on Taiwan for 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With three tropical storms having formed in less than a week, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says the three systems will bring heavy rain to Taiwan for the next seven days. ...

Tropical Storm Yagi forms SE of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical depression approximately 1,300 kilometers southeast of Taiwan was at noon today (Aug. 8) officially upgraded by the Japan Meteorological Agency as Tropical Storm Yag...

Taiwan to see blistering temperatures on 'Liqiu' 1st day of 'Fall'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though today is considered the first day of Autumn in the lunisolar calendar, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings are in nine counties and cit...

Typhoon Son Tinh likely to emerge on Monday: Taiwan forecasters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical depression near Guam was likely to turn into Tropical Storm Son Tinh (山神) on Monday, but it was still too early to tell if it would ever impact Taiwan, forecast...