Taiwan CWB issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Mangkhut rapidly closes in on the Philippines, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for the Category 7 tyhpoon at 11:30 a.m. thi...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

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 ...

Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths

Mystery Beach in Nan'ao Township, Yilan County has been closed until Sept. 14 following the deaths of five people who were swept out to sea by rogue waves Sunday during the passage of a typhoon no...

Rogue waves claim 6 lives over 2 days in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rogue waves have claimed six lives over the course of two days on the beaches of northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County as Typhoon Jebi, the strongest storm observed the p...

Mother, son killed by rogue wave, family laments not obeying Ghost Month taboo 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese family is lamenting that their loved ones had not heeded a grandmother's call to observe the taboo of avoiding swimming in the ocean during Ghost Month, reporte...

Photo of the Day: Treacherous waves in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American consultant living in Hualien City captured photos of massive waves battering a sea wall ​in the eastern Taiwan city as Typhoon Jebi churns in th...

Update: 5 dead 1 missing after rogue waves strike NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three separate drowning incidents were reported on two beaches in Yilan County within the space of two hours yesterday afternoon (Sept. 2), with the death toll now st...

Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

HONOLULU (AP) — Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the w...

Rogue waves hit Hawaii fishing vessel that sank, owner says

HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of a fishing vessel that sank off Hawaii over the weekend says two massive rogue waves hit the boat, swamping it and forcing the crew to abandon ship. Loc N...

Typhoon Lan to bring back rogue waves to Taiwan coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Warning announcement came on Saturday from the Central Weather Bureau for residential areas close to the coastal regions to watch out and be prepared for strong winds as Typ...

Typhoon Dujuan landfall expected in eastern Taiwan Monday evening

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Typhoon Dujuan could make landfall somewhere between Yilan and Hualien counties in eastern Taiwan Monday evening, bringing heavy rainfall and strong gusts islandwide, the Cen...

Railways to suspend services later Monday due to typhoon

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Services on Taiwan's two main railway systems will be suspended later Monday in anticipation of strong winds and heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Dujuan. The Taiwan Rail...

6 Indonesians injured as fishing boat hit by waves in Fugui Cape

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) A Kaohisung-registered fishing boat was battered by massive rogue waves while operating in waters off Fugui Cape (???) in New Taipei on Sunday, resulting in injuries to six I...

CWB warns of heavy rain in southeastern Taiwan

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) The outer rim of Tropical Storm Linfa could introduce torrential rainfall to southeastern Taiwan Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned. The most significant do...