Wildfires again threaten business in California wine country

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — With an early harvest already underway, a wildfire a few miles west of John Bucher's ranch added new urgency to getting his pinot noir grapes off the vine. If flames didn't d...

UN: Ozone depletion briefly spiked over Arctic in March

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. meteorological agency says depletion of the ozone layer, which protects the Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet radiation, briefly reached an unprecedented level over large...

Fields of green: Mild winter, no games aid ballpark grass

Nicole Sherry poked some holes in the turf at Camden Yards, cut the grass and then left the ballpark about the same time the Baltimore Orioles should have been wrapping up their season opener. ...

Cold front forecast to send temperatures down to 14 degrees this week

The mercury is expected to drop to 14 degrees Celsius in parts of Taiwan over the next two days with the arrival of a continental cold front, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday. The cold ...

Cold Surge Advisory issued for most of Taiwan as mercury dips to 4.6 C in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold snap peaks in Taiwan today (Feb. 18), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a Cold Surge Advisory for much of Taiwan, with Miaoli seeing the lowest tempera...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which blew south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by this evening (Feb. 17), as the Cent...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which is set to blow south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by Tuesday (Feb. 18) in much...

Mercury plummets as cold spell grips Taiwan

Temperatures across Taiwan plunged Wednesday night into early Thursday morning (Jan. 30), setting records for this winter season in some parts of the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (...

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...

Mercury drops to 10 degrees Celsius in W. Taiwan, snow possible Fri.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold air mass blows into Taiwan, the western part of the country saw the mercury plunge to 10.3 degrees Celsius this morning (Dec. 3), while rain is in the forecast f...

Northern Taiwan to see mercury drop to 12 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the arrival of the first cold air mass of the winter, much of Taiwan could see the mercury plunge to 12 degrees Celsius tonight (Dec. 2). As a continental cold a...

Temperature to crash to 14 degrees in Taipei after weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a balmy and sunny weekend, minimum temperatures are likely to crash as deep as 14 degrees Celsius in Northern Taiwan after Sunday night, according to the latest ...

China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

No cash? Salvation Army now accepting mobile donations

CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue that ...

New Taipei sees temp drop to 14 degrees C on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning (Nov. 11), New Taipei City's Tamsui District registered 14.7 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature recorded in an urban area in Taiwan this fall. The...