First snow of 2020 falls on Taiwan's mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold continental air mass blasts into Taiwan, snow has been spotted falling on Taiwan's Xueshan and Hehuanshan this morning (Jan. 13), with the latter already see...

Mercury could drop to 10 degrees C in N. Taiwan, snow falling in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for parts of northern Taiwan, as the mercury could dip to as low as 10 degrees Celsius, and snow has begu...

Temp to dip to 11 C Thursday, balmy Election Day expected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern Taiwan are set to plummet to 11 degrees Celsius on Thursday (Jan. 9) under the influence of a dry continental cold air mass, but balmy weather is ...

Sunny, warm weather expected across Taiwan until Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The weather in Taiwan is forecast to remain sunny and dry until Wednesday evening (Jan. 8), when a northeast monsoon is expected to approach the island, said the Central W...

Central, southern Taiwan best areas for watching first sunrise of 2020

People who are planning to view the first sunrise of the New Year should consider the mountains in central and southern Taiwan, such as Alishan and Hehuanshan, which are some of the best locations for...

Dry, mild weather forecast for New Year's Eve in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soaking rainfall will continue throughout Monday (Dec. 30) across the island under the influence of a wet monsoon, and the mercury is expected to drop to 14 degrees Celsiu...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan dip to 12 degrees C on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern Taiwan dropped to 12 degrees Celsius on Friday (Dec. 27) under the influence of a continental cold air mass, with a cold surge advisory being issu...

2019 poised to be hottest year in 72 years in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to statistics released by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), 2019 has had an average temperature of 24.5 degrees Celsius in Taiwan as of Monday (Dec. 23), the hig...

Unseasonably mild weather forecast for Taiwan until end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unseasonably warm weather is set to last until the end of the year, though occasional precipitation is likely to occur between Thursday (Dec. 19) and Friday (Dec. 20) ...

Balmy weather forecast for Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A balmy 30 degrees Celsius is forecast for most of Taiwan from Friday (Dec. 13) through Monday (Dec. 16) after the arrival of another cold wave on Wednesday (Dec. 11). ...

Cold surge advisory issued for 13 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a continental cold air mass continues to blast into Taiwan, Hsinchu County saw the mercury dip down to 7.9 degrees Celsius Monday morning (Dec. 9) and the Central Weath...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan dip to 8.6 degrees C on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern Taiwan dropped to 8.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday (Dec. 8) under the influence of a continental cold air mass, setting a new record low for flat are...

Snow likely in mountains today as cold air mass blasts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A combination of a northeast monsoon and a continental cold air mass will bring cold and wet weather to Taiwan today (Dec. 6), with snow likely in the mountains today and ...

Japanese students amazed to meet Taiwan's president on Presidential Office tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Dec. 4), a group of Japanese high school students at the Presidential Office were listening attentively to a tour guide introducing the building while a life...

2nd cold air mass to blast Taiwan Friday, snow possible in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second cold air mass of the winter is expected to blast into Taiwan on Friday (Dec. 6), possibly bringing snowfall to mountains of 3,000 meters or higher, according to...