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Central Taiwan drops to 7.5 C as cold weather continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was cold across Taiwan on Monday morning (Dec. 25), with a low of 7.5 C in Nantou County’s Zhongliao Township. Chiayi County’s Zhuqi Township reported lo...

1 dead, 356 injured in Taiwan by Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) on Thursday evening (Oct. 5) confirmed that one person had died, 356 were injured, and there were 3,601 damage reports after...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan McDonald's 'M' mangled by Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A McDonald's sign in southern Taiwan was no match for Typhoon Koinu as it packed record-shattering winds. As Koinu approached Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Oct. 4), ...

Taiwan records world's 3rd highest wind gust during Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Orchid Island on Wednesday (Oct. 4) recorded the third-strongest wind gust in world history and the highest ever in Asia during Typhoon Koinu, according to th...

Watch rooftop shed blown away by Typhoon Koinu in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sheet metal structure was ripped completely off the roof of a bed and breakfast in Kenting on Thursday (Oct. 5) by powerful winds generated by Typhoon Koinu. With Ken...

Typhoon Koinu's storm circle covers eastern, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) land warning at 7:15 a.m. on Thursday morning (Oct. 5) says Typhoon Koinu is in the waters southeast of Eluanbi and slowly moving westward. ...

Taiwan: Typhoon Koinu brings 'record' winds

Typhoon Koinu has made landfall in Taiwan's Hengchun peninsula, injuring 190 but causing no reported deaths. The category four typhoon brought heavy rainfall to Taiwan's south and east, causi...

4-story temple archway blown over by Typhoon Koinu in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A four-story archway recently erected for a nearly century-old temple was blown over by strong wind from Typhoon Koinu on Wednesday (Oct. 4). Management of Qigu Longsha...

Typhoon Koinu to strike south Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The edges of Typhoon Koinu's (小犬) storm circle began to impact eastern Taiwan on Wednesday morning (Oct. 4) and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts the eye of th...

Taiwan: Typhoon Koinu brings heavy rains ahead of landfall

Typhoon Koinu hit southern Taiwan with heavy rains and winds on Wednesday. Koinu — which formed over the Pacific Ocean — is expected to make landfall on Taiwan's southeastern coast as...

Taipei to close floodgates in anticipation of Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Koinu (小犬) nears Taiwan, Taipei City on Tuesday (Oct. 3) announced the evacuation gates in certain riverside areas in the city will be closed at 5 p.m. The H...

Taiwan declares land warning for Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 3) issued a land warning for Typhoon Koinu (小犬). The land warning covers Pingtung County, Taitung County...

Typhoon Koinu to impact Taiwan most Wednesday to Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Typhoon Koinu (小犬) will have the greatest impact on Taiwan from Wednesday through Friday (Oct. 4-6), with all major internat...

Taiwan issues sea warning for Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Typhoon Koinu (小犬) at 11:30 p.m. on Monday (Oct. 2). When the sea warning was issued, Typhoon Koinu was locate...

Typhoon Koinu projected to hit southern Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple weather agencies are currently forecasting that Typhoon Koinu (小犬) will make landfall in southern Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 5), and though its trajectory may chang...