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Taiwan in for another cold spell early December: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures across Taiwan in the coming few days will continue to rise before the country is due for another cold spell from Dec.1, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said. ...

Mercury could drop to 13 degrees in Taipei, snow possible in mountains by Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold front could cause the mercury to drop to 13 degrees Celsius in Taipei and possibly bring snow to mountainous areas by Monday (Nov. 22), according to the Central Wea...

Taiwan in for strong cold front next week, snowfall on high mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is penciled in for another strong cold front arriving next Monday (Nov. 22), with temperatures expected to fall to 14 degrees Celsius in areas north of central Taiw...

Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

Taiwan could see earliest cold air mass in 40 years next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could see the earliest cold air mass in 40 years by next week, according to Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮). On Wednesday (Nov. 3), Wu predicted that a cold front ...

From Taiwan to the World: an astrophotographer’s pursuit of aurora borealis

Oct. 11, 2021. At around 9 p.m., a G2 geomagnetic storm occurred. Aurora blasts are a type of special astronomical phenomenon that greets viewers by chance only. They are caused by coronal mass eje...

Temperatures could drop to 14 degrees in Taiwan on Nov. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coldest air mass so far this fall is likely to arrive on Sunday night (Nov. 7) and usher in showers in areas north of Miaoli as well as mountainous areas along the eas...

Taiwan reports 2 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 21) reported two new imported COVID-19 cases. The CECC announced two imported COVID cases and no local infe...

Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

TOKYO (AP) — First, the sun. Now: the wind and the rain. The Tokyo Olympics, delayed by the pandemic and opened under oppressive heat, is due for another hit of nature’s power: a typhoo...

Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

TOKYO (AP) — First, the sun. Now: the wind and the rain. The Tokyo Olympics, delayed by the pandemic and opened under oppressive heat, are due for another hit of nature’s power: a ty...

Grasping for air: Heat a major issue at Olympic tennis venue

TOKYO (AP) — French Open finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova grasped for an air tube during a medical timeout and grew frustrated at the lack of ice in a court-side container. German p...

Video shows snow falling on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, this morning (Wednesday, March 24), saw 1 centimeter of snow, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). As a cold air mass conti...

9 die in Taipei, New Taipei as cold air mass strikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine people died in Taipei and New Taipei on Sunday and Monday (March 21-22) as a cold air mass blew in from the north. On Sunday, a cold air mass struck the country, s...

Temperatures to drop to 13 degrees in northern Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said today (March 21) that the arrival of a cold air mass is causing the weather in northern Taiwan to be cold and wet, with lows of around 1...

Warm, sunny weather forecast for Taiwan this week: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) forecast warm, sunny weather for Taiwan from today (March 14) through Friday. As seasonal northeasterly winds continue to weaken today, on...