Tropical Storm Francisco, soon to be typhoon, heads for Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical storm, dubbed Francisco, has taken shape over the Northwest Pacific Ocean, and is expected to reach typhoon status before making landfall in Japan in the next f...

Typhoon Wutip expected to enter Philippine waters on Thurs.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Typhoon Wutip has weakened slightly, it is still headed toward Philippine waters and will bring strong winds and big waves to eastern Taiwan. As of 2 a.m., the Cent...

Wutip becomes first-ever Category 5 super typhoon in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Wutip becomes the first Category 5 super typhoon ever seen in the northern hemisphere in the month of February, it is too early to say if it will have any impact on Taiwan, ...

Wutip becomes first super typhoon in February since 1911

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Wutip is the first super typhoon recorded by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for the month of February since 1911, but forecasters believe "Taiwan's Shield" will...

Wutip strikes Guam, declared super-typhoon, unlikely to reach Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After striking the Federated States of Micronesia earlier this week Typhoon Wutip in the Pacific Ocean is giving the island of Guam a mild lashing as it powers towards Eas...

Wutip upgraded to super typhoon; lashes Guam with high winds

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A powerful typhoon about 170 miles (274 kilometers) off the U.S. territory of Guam is lashing the Pacific island with high winds and heavy rain. The Nation Weath...

Tropical storm warning issued for Guam as typhoon nears

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam remains under a tropical storm warning as a typhoon is expected to pass south of the Pacific U.S. territory. The National Weather Service says Typhoon Wutip...

Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend. The U.S. National Weath...

Tropical Storm Wutip gaining strength, not yet a threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Wutip, a rare cyclone for February, has continued to gain strength in the Western Pacific and could soon become a typhoon, but forecasters do not currently belie...

Tropical Storm Wutip could become typhoon tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Wutip (蝴蝶), the second tropical storm of the year, is expected to reach typhoon strength before passing to the south of Guam tomorrow (Feb. 21), but its future i...