Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery likely to bring rain to parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery is expected to continue bringing rain to Taiwan on Sunday, although the sea warning for the typhoon was lifted Saturday night. People in Pingtung Co...

Wild weather lashes Taiwan as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut sweeps through northern Philippines, Taiwan is expected to see heavy rain, strong wilds and tall waves on Sept. 15. Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon ...

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in southern Taiwan with a SE Asian Cultural Event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pingtung County Government is going to hold a "Southeast Asian Culture Festival" on Sept. 16 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Cooperating with the Ministry of...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Extreme torrential rain advisory in affect for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued an extreme torrential rain advisory for three cities in northern Taiwan, as well as an additional heavy rain warning for seven muni...

Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - At least one motorcyclist was reported injured in Taipei City as torrential rain overwhelmed the streets and caused flooding across the capital Saturday evening. The governme...

Taitung County has Taiwan's best air, Taipei City sixth-best: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tsuang Ben-jei (莊秉潔), Professor of Environmental Engineering at National Chung Hsing University has crunched the numbers and published Taiwan's air pollution results f...

Extremely heavy rain warning in affect for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Taiwan will continue to see unstable weather with heavy rain in southern and southeastern Taiwan due to the affects of ...

Taiwan’s agriculture suffers NT$655 million loss in the aftermath of massive water deluge    

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The estimate for total agricultural losses caused by the massive deluge in southern Taiwan has been updated to NT$655.5 million (US$ 21.3 million), with Chiayi County...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will n...

Work and classes canceled in Kaohsiung at last minute today due to 'rain bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a low pressure zone and moist southwesterly winds have combined to generate a "rain bomb" over Kaohsiung, the city government at 6:12 a.m. this morning announced t...

Work and class cancellations announced in southern Taiwan due to heavy rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After three days of torrential rains brought on by a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds, ten counties in and cities in Taiwan are still under heavy and extremely...

Agricultural loss from the flood in southwestern and southern Taiwan estimated to be over NT$560 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Council of Agriculture on Sunday estimated the total agricultural loss caused by the recent flood in southwestern and southern Taiwan at NT$563 million, with Ch...

Heavy or torrential rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) A southwesterly airflow is expected to bring extremely heavy rain or torrential rain to parts of central and southern Taiwan from Sunday until Wednesday, according to Central Wea...

Tropical depression to continue lashing southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wild weather of the past few days is set to continue as the slow moving tropical depression whirls away from central and southern Taiwan, Central Weather Bureau (...