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Early-season snow blankets Beijing, northern China

BEIJING (AP) — An early-season snowstorm blanketed much of northern China including the capital Beijing, prompting highway closures and flight and train cancellations and delays. Tem...

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 ...

1st fall cold front to bring mercury down to 16 C in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first cold front of fall is expected to arrive on Saturday (Oct. 16) causing temperatures in some parts of north Taiwan to drop as low as 16 degrees Celsius. Weathe...

‘Apocalyptic’ heat wave scorches U.S. Southwest again

An extreme heat wave that has already shattered temperature records across the U.S. Southwest threatened on Friday to push power systems to the brink of failure as residents cranked up air conditioner...

Texas power grid calls off appeal to conserve electricity

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ power grid manager called off its appeal to conserve electricity hours after putting customers on notice about higher-than-expected demand. The Electric ...

Despite normal spring, Texas electric grid seeks power boost

DALLAS (AP) — The electric grid manager for most of Texas issued an electricity conservation watch Tuesday, appealing to customers to conserve electricity despite weather conditions typical for spring...

Balmy weather forecast for Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan can expect mostly sunny or cloudy skies over the weekend and until Monday (March 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Daytime and nighttime temper...

Taiwan's weekend weather mild, followed by cooler temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It will get a little cooler Sunday (March 21) as a cold front causes a 10 degrees Celsius drop in temperatures for the north of Taiwan. This will mean lows of around 17...

Severe storms, tornadoes possible across the Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The prospect of more tornadoes overnight and into Thursday across the Deep South had forecasters advising residents to take extra precautions after a wave of storms pounded the...

Millions across Southeast bracing for potential tornadoes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of schools, COVID-19 vaccination clinics, businesses and more shut down across the Deep South on Wednesday as forecasters warned of waves of severe weather including m...

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...

Doncic has 21 points, 12 assists, Mavs beat Nuggets 116-103

DENVER (AP) — Luka Doncic had 21 points and 12 assists, and Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 116-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. ...

Analysis: NBA All-Star break could lead to testing pratfalls

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA should be worried about this weekend, and that has nothing to do with holding an All-Star Game during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It’s about when players w...

Thomas scores 27 as hot-shooting LSU scorches Auburn 104-80

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cameron Thomas, the reigning Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, scored 27 points, his 15th 20-point game of the season, and LSU pasted Auburn 104-80 on Saturday. ...

Thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles being rescued in Texas

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — Residents, some of whom lack heat or basic amenities in their own homes due to the unusually chilly weather, have been rescuing cold-stunned sea turtles and taking the...