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Typhoon Malakas merges with tropical storm Megi, poses no threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical storm Malakas intensified into a typhoon on Tuesday (April 12) and merged with tropical storm Megi (Agaton) but poses no threat to Taiwan. The arrival of a col...

Taiwan's weekend washout to be followed by better weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Tomb Sweeping Festival was largely a washout, milder weather is on the horizon for the rest of the month. A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) wind and heavy rain a...

Cold front to hit Taiwan over 1st half of Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air mass is expected to bring cold, wet weather during the first half of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday, before giving way to sunny, warm conditions. ...

Strong cold front to arrive at midnight Monday, sending temperatures plummeting across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A strong cold mass will arrive around midnight on Monday (March 7), causing temperatures to drop to 10 degrees Celsius in some low-lying areas, according to meteorologist ...

Taiwan to welcome warm weekend following another cold front

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though temperatures rose slightly on Tuesday morning (Feb. 22), the arrival of another cold front and cold air mass will extend the cool, rainy weather until Thursday befo...

Taiwan prepares for coldest day of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was gearing up for the coldest day of the year so far as 19 cities and counties issued low-temperature alerts, reports said Saturday (Feb. 19). The mercury was e...

Cold weather to persist in Taiwan for rest of week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two cold fronts arriving in Taiwan will keep temperatures low and bring rain through next week, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported. While the first wave of cold ...

Taiwan weather bureau issues low-temperature alert for 7 municipalities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Saturday (Feb. 5) issued a yellow low-temperature alert for seven cities and counties, where low temperatures are expected to drop belo...

12 degrees Celsius on Wed lowest temp recorded by Taipei Weather Station so far this winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 12 degrees Celsius recorded by the Central Weather Bureau’s (CWB) Taipei Weather Station at 5:54 a.m. on Wednesday morning was the lowest recorded by the station...

Taiwan issues low temperature alert for 17 cities, counties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a yellow low temperature alert for all cities and counties north of Tainan as well as the outlying Kinmen County on Monday (Jan. 10...

Strong cold air mass to hit Taiwan Tuesday, bringing single-digit lows to north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lowest temperature in flat areas of Taiwan Sunday (Jan. 9) was the 11 degrees Celsius recorded in the Hsinchu and Miaoli areas, but meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said ...

Starry sky above a sea of clouds atop Taiwan’s Alishan

Whenever cold wind and light rain take hold of Taipei, Keelung, and Yilan in the winter, those who enjoy outdoor activities face disappointment. However, those who are familiar with the climate are un...

Photo of the Day: Angry snowman on Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a snowman was taken on Monday morning (Dec. 27) after significant snowfall on Hehuanshan. By 7 a.m., more than five centimeters of snow had accumulated, r...

Another cold air mass to arrive in Taiwan on New Year’s Eve: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another cold air mass is expected to arrive in Taiwan on New Year’s Eve, while the current one will begin to weaken on Tuesday (Dec. 28), meteorologist Daniel Wu sai...

Plum trees in bloom at Jiaobanshan Residence in Taiwan’s Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The numerous plum trees at Jiaobanshan Residence in Taoyuan’s Fuxing District have been blossoming, emitting a delicate fragrance, CNA reported on Sunday (Dec. 26). ...