High temperature warning issued for 3 areas in Taiwan

Hot weather will prevail in parts of Taiwan on Monday, with three municipalities experiencing temperatures of over 36 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said, issuing a "yellow&quo...

Heavy, extremely heavy rain alerts issued

Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Heavy rain and extremely heavy rain alerts have been issued for most parts of Taiwan due to a strong storm cloud system, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. The h...

Wind system forecast to lower temperatures in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- With northeasterly winds moving in, daytime temperatures in northern Taiwan are forecast to fall to some extent on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB s...

7 districts in Taichung, Taiwan exposed to 8 cancerous air pollutants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A study of air pollution in Taichung City has found that seven districts contain unacceptable levels of PM2.5 and eight first-level airborne carcinogens, reported SETN. On S...

Warmer weather forecast around Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The weather in Taiwan can be expected to warm up Saturday as northeasterly winds weaken, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Under the influence of more southerly winds, ...

Taiwan's EPA sends out first air pollution alert text message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Saturday (Jan. 26) issued its first air pollution alert text message for an Air Quality Index (AQI) level in excess of 200 i...

18 monitors flash red warnings for pollution in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clouds of thick smog are again lingering heavy over some of Taiwan’s southern cities. Residents of Kaohsiung, Tainan and surrounding city and prefecture areas are...

Wet, cool weather forecast in Taiwan

Taiwan will see wet and cool weather Wednesday due to increased moisture in the air accompanied by northeasterly winds and a cloud system from southern China moving eastward, the Central Weather Burea...

16 stations flash red air pollution alerts in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said that due to poor diffusion conditions as the northeast monsoon weakens, there has been a continuous accumulation o...

Kaohsiung ranks as having worst PM2.5 levels in Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung City was ranked as having the worst levels of PM2.5 air pollution out of all cities and counties in Taiwan last year, even though the city experienced a 24 decrease i...

Indian firefighters battle air pollution in New Delhi

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have ordered firefighters in the capital to sprinkle water from high-rise buildings to settle dust and stop garbage fires and have banned construction activity amid...

Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen gives out 10,000 bottles of air from Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of celebrations to mark her inauguration and to demonstrate her determination to fight the city's notorious air pollution, Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) of the ...

Northeast monsoon to bring cold, wet weather to N. Taiwan through weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as a northeast monsoon strengthens, strong winds will be observed on the coastal areas and northern Taiwan will see cold, wet wea...

Taiwan EPA to send air pollution text alerts if AQI exceeds 200

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday announced that it is testing an air pollution text alert system that will go into effect by the end of this month, h...

Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...