1 dead, 8 injured from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One person has reportedly died and eight people have been injured as the result of Typhoon Maria, according to TVBS and the Central Emergency Operation Center.   A...

Woman trapped for 14 hours on sea slope during Typhoon Maria rescued in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female taxi driver who stopped by the side of the road in eastern Taiwan's Hualien soon found herself clinging for her life on the ledge of a sea slope ove...

Fatal fall in New Taipei first reported death from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in New Taipei City accidentally fell to his death while inspecting his doors and windows early this morning (July 11) as wind gusts buffeted his home, marking the fi...

Photo of the Day: Mass exodus in Taipei before Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo was taken in Taipei's Nanjing Fuxing MRT Station yesterday after 4 p.m., when the city government announced offices and schools were to be closed as Typhoon Mari...

Adiós: Typhoon Maria to leave Taiwan by noon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After lashing Taiwan since yesterday evening, the tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau ...

New Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Yilan, Miaoli declare typhoon holiday, business as usual in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Maria lashes northern Taiwan, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County, Yilan County, Miaoli County, and Lienchiang&...

Typhoon Maria downgraded from super typhoon just before hitting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just as its outer rim touched Taiwan Tuesday evening, Super Typhoon Maria was downgraded to Typhoon Maria as a result of unfavorable sea temperatures, the Central Weather ...

48% of workers in Taiwan will still work on typhoon day: online survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 48 percent of workers in Taiwan will still go to work despite an official suspension of work and classes announced by the government due to a typhoon, according...

TRA announces partial rail closure due to Super Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced a partial cancellation of service on July 10, due to expected wild weather from Super Typhoon Maria, reported CNA. A ...

Photo of the Day: Calm before the storm in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day before the periphery of Super Typhoon Maria was set to make landfall in Taiwan, an American IT manager captured this photo of the clear blue skies scene over Taipei yeste...

HSR runs as planned on July 10, decision for July 11 service announced later today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) system will run as planned today (July 10) and a decision on tomorrow's service will be made later today, as Super Typhoon Maria bea...

Airlines announce cancellations at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport as Typhoon Maria nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Multiple cancellations and delays have been announced for today (July 10) at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei Songshan Airport as the periphery of Super Typ...

Cities, counties across northern Taiwan announce closures this afternoon for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a land warning was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for Super Typhoon Maria at 11:30 p.m. last night and as the eye of the storm is just 620 kilometers east of Yil...

Taiwan braces for impact with Super Typhoon Maria at 5 p.m. 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The periphery of Super Typhoon Maria is expected to make landfall at 5 p.m. this evening (July 10) as the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a land warning for 13 cit...

Land warning issued for Super Typhoon Maria as it nears Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Super Typhoon Maria at 11:30 p.m. on Monday evening (July 9) as the periphery of the storm draws within 18 hours of m...