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Tropical Storm Atsani causes air, sea travel disruptions near Taiwan

Air and sea travel in some areas of Taiwan was disrupted Friday (Nov. 6), as Tropical Storm Atsani swirled closer to the southern coast of the country, bringing strong wind gusts and heavy rain, accor...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Update: Taiwan issues typhoon land warning for Atsani

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 5) has issued sea and land typhoon warnings for Tropical Storm Atsani as it is expected to come closest to the country on Frid...

Taiwan could issue sea warning for Tropical Storm Atsani

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecasts that Tropical Storm Atsani will come closest to Taiwan on Friday (Nov. 6) and may warrant a sea warning. As of 2 a.m. on Wedn...

Typhoon could bring rain to Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the path of Tropical Storm Atsani is still uncertain, forecasters believe that the cyclone will bring rain and possibly more to Taiwan on Friday (Nov. 6), dependi...

Typhoon Maysak to come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Maysak (梅莎) is predicted to come closest to Taiwan today (Aug. 31) and Tuesday (Sept. 1), with its periphery likely leading to rain and thunderstorms across much o...

China fires 'carrier killer,' 'Guam killer' missiles in retaliation for U-2 flyover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an apparent retaliation for the flight of a U.S. spy plane over a no-fly zone the previous day, China on Wednesday (Aug. 26) reportedly launched two missiles into the S...

Meteorologist sees Taiwan being spared typhoons so far this year as warning sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meteorologist sees the fact that Taiwan has so far been spared typhoons this year as a warning sign and advises the public to be more attentive to the dangers typhoons m...

Taiwan issues sea warning as Tropical Storm Bavi takes shape

Update: 08/22 4:14 p.m. The CWB has added Taichung City and Taitung City to its heavy rain advisory list. It said 80 millimeters of rainfall or more is expected over a period of 24 hours. Meanwh...

Taiwan issues sea, land warnings for Tropical Storm Mekkhala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued sea and land warnings at 10:30 a.m. this morning (Aug. 10) after a tropical depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Mekkhala (米克拉...

Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Unstable weather expected as tropical storm Hagupit moves closer to Taiwan

Unstable weather is expected in parts of Taiwan as tropical storm Hagupit moves closer to the country, with brief downpours and thunderstorms possible starting Sunday afternoon, according to the Centr...

Sea warning issued for tropical storm Hagupit

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Hagupit Sunday morning. The storm was located 490 kilometers east of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi at 5:...

Sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong lifted, heavy rains expected from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted a sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong on Sunday (May 17), as it continued to weaken, and downgraded it to a tropical storm. A plum ...

Taiwan issues sea warnings for Typhoon Vongfong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau issued sea warnings at 11:30 a.m. Saturday (May 16) as Typhoon Vongfong left the Philippines and headed into the Bashi Channel. At the time, ...