Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Taipei records second hottest temperature in 123 years

The mercury hit 39 degrees Celsius in Taipei City at around 1 p.m. Sunday, the second hottest temperature recorded since 1897, when the weather station was established in the city, according to the Ce...

Hot, sunny weather expected for Taiwan over next 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot and sunny weather is expected for Taiwan in the next seven days, with a chance of temperatures as high as 38 degrees Celsius in some places, according to meteorologist...

Taipei bakes in 38.4-degree heat, hottest day of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury in Taipei climbed to a scorching 38.4 degrees Celsius (101 degrees Fahrenheit) this afternoon (June 23), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). At 2...

Plum rain to start pounding Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is predicting that a plum rain front will bring precipitation across Taiwan this evening (May 26) and continue to do so for the next coupl...

Record 6th tropical storm in Nov. forms to southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced today (Nov. 26) that a tropical depression to the southeast of Taiwan has become Tropical Storm Kammuri (北冕), tying the 55-...

Update: Typhoon Lingling continues to dump rain on Taiwan today

Update: 09/05 5:30 p.m. The CWB said that Faxai was upgraded to a Tropical Storm today at 4 p.m., making it the 15th tropical storm of the year. Currently more than 3,000 kilometers away from Taiwa...

3 tropical storms forming, Lingling likely to affect Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As three tropical storms are taking shape in the Western Pacific today, Tropical Storm Lingling has been christened and is currently expected to come closest to Taiwan on Sept....

Afternoon thunderstorms likely across Taiwan, new tropical storm could form next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Afternoon thunderstorms are likely across Taiwan today as moisture from the periphery Tropical Storm Podul continues to pile in, while the 13th tropical storm of the year could...

Tropical storm with Taiwan track could form tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical storm is expected to take shape on Wednesday (Aug. 21) and early models have it on tracks anywhere from the Ryukyu Islands to Taiwan. Wu Der-rong (吳德榮), an adjunc...

Taiwan's CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded the scope of its land warning for the storm. At 8:30 a.m. this morning ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 17 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 17 counties and cities in Taiwan today (July 22). At 3:59 p.m. this afternoon, the CWB sent a text mess...

Typhoon could form south of Taiwan by Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pacific high-pressure area which has formed to the south of Taiwan could develop into a typhoon by Tuesday (July 16), according to Wu Der-rong (吳德榮), an adjunct associate pro...

Videos show flooded streets in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Heavy thunderstorms dumped rain on Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, and Pingtung County on Wednesday (July 10) bringing flooding to central and western areas of Tainan City. As ...

CWB issues orange heat alert for Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued orange and yellow alerts today (July 11) for four counties and cities in northern and eastern Taiwan, while it has also issued heavy...