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Taiwanese woman injured after road swallows her car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following days of torrential rain, a woman driving through Taichung's Dali district on her way to the central part of the city suddenly saw the street collapse but ste...

Taiwan localities still close schools, offices Sunday due to torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the tropical depression following Tropical Storm Lupit was heading away from Taiwan, the country still saw local governments across the country declaring Sunday (Aug...

Rain falls on Taiwan’s Father’s Day parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tropical depression moves away from Taiwan, forecasters predict rainfall will diminish on Sunday (Aug. 8), which is celebrated in Taiwan as Father’s Day. Tro...

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...

Landslide cuts off high-speed rail service in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High-speed rail traffic between Miaoli and Taichung was suspended Saturday (Aug. 7) after a landslide caused by the tropical depression left over from Tropical Storm Lupit...

South Taiwan shuts down schools and offices due to storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though Tropical Storm Lupit was downgraded to a depression Friday (Aug. 6), most of south Taiwan still decided to order schools and offices to remain closed the follo...

Container ship sinks outside of south Taiwan port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A container ship sank off Budai harbor in Chiayi County as Taiwan was lashed by wind and rain from Tropical Storm Lupit, but its nine-member crew was saved, reports said F...

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...

Torrential rain threatens dog shelter in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With torrential rain causing flooding in southern Taiwan, a shelter for stray dogs in Tainan has lost much of its food reserves to rising water levels, reports said Thursd...

Tropical Storm Lupit to bring rain to Taiwan Aug. 5-7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says that although Tropical Storm Lupit (盧碧) appears to be taking a turn towards China, its periphery will likely bring rain to Taiwan fro...

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau issues sea warning for Tropical Storm Lupit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this afternoon (Aug. 4) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Lupit (盧碧), with a land warning possible during the second half of Thursda...

Tropical Storm Lupit forms, greatest impact on Taiwan expected Aug. 5-7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced today (Aug. 4) that a tropical depression southwest of Taiwan had intensified into a tropical storm and predicted that it will h...

Tropical storm brewing, could impact Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression that has formed to the southwest of Taiwan could intensify into a tropical storm as soon as today (Aug. 3) and could begin to affect Taiwan on Thursd...