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Thunderstorm fells 20-meter-tall tree in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day in a row, thunderstorms in Taipei City were marked by the collapse of a 20-meter tall tree on a major road in the capital, reports said Saturday (June 2...

Taiwan to be hit by 'severe weather' until Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities, while meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) predicts that heavy rain will continue throu...

Heavy rain alert issued for 15 Taiwan counties, cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a stationary plum rain front loiters over the country, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory for 15 counties and cities today (May 25), and rain...

Taiwan's weekend washout to be followed by better weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Tomb Sweeping Festival was largely a washout, milder weather is on the horizon for the rest of the month. A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) wind and heavy rain a...

Heavy rain to dominate weekend in central and north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain with bouts of lightning and sudden gusts of wind are expected in many parts of central and northern Taiwan from Saturday (March 26) evening into Sunday (March 2...

Central Weather Bureau issues heavy rain advisories for north, northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain and extremely heavy rain advisories for Keelung City and a heavy rain advisory for mountainous areas in Taipei City, New...

Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

Eastern Taiwan shuts down offices, schools amid landslide fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though Tropical Storm Kompasu had moved off to batter Hong Kong, the eastern counties of Hualien and Taitung still closed down offices and schools Wednesday (Oct. 13)...

Heavy rain advisory issued for most of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory for most of Taiwan from Sunday afternoon (Sept. 12) through midnight as Super Typhoon Chanthu passes along th...

Taiwan to experience rain, winds from Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the rain bands of Typhoon Chanthu begin to roll in, northern and eastern Taiwan will see winds and rain, particularly in the afternoon. At 8 a.m., Typhoon Chanthu wa...

No storms ahead for Taiwan in near future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mild and stable weather is predicted for the coming week, as tropical storm Omais danced around Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 21) and headed north toward South Korea. The Ce...

Tropical depression lands in Taiwan, rain stops play

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression landed in the mid-northwest of Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 7) morning, causing heavy rain all over the country. In response, the Central Weather Bure...

Tropical Storm Lupit could richochet and impact Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Lupit's (盧碧) projected course has altered overnight with the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) saying the possibility that it will ricochet and impact the na...

Low-pressure area to cover Taiwan for one week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The low-pressure area bringing rain to most parts of Taiwan over the weekend will remain next week, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday (July 31). Local floo...

Typhoon In-Fa to come closest to Taiwan July 23-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Typhoon In-Fa (烟花) will come closest to Taiwan from this evening (July 23) to Saturday morning (July 24), during which time ...