Wet weather front to drop mercury by 10 degrees in Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a new weather front arrives in Taiwan today (June 1), high temperatures in northern Taiwan will drop by 10 degrees Celsius and showers are likely throughout the weekend, acc...

Heavy rain, strong wind warnings issued for northern and central Taiwan due to passing front

Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Cooler weather accompanied by strong winds and plenty of rain is forecast for Taiwan on Sunday due to a passing front and strengthening northeasterly winds, the Central Weather ...

Cold air mass to bring temperatures down across Taiwan

Taipei, March 17 (CNA) The arrival of a continental cold air mass March 21 is forecast to bring temperatures down across Taiwan from March 21-23, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. The...

Cold air mass forecast for Taiwan despite recent warm weather

Taipei, March 4 (CNA) A strong cold air mass is expected to approach Taiwan next weekend despite warm weather in recent days,the Central Weather Bureau said Sunday. Daytime highs could surge to 29-...

2018 Taipei Azalea Festival to begin on March 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pink Azalea Fairy can already be seen on Zhonghua road during the 2018 Taipei Lantern festival. The lantern was specially put up by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau to promote the u...

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Tech firm: Holiday spending up 9.2 percent so far

NEW YORK (AP) — A payment technology firm says that holiday spending is surging in the days before Christmas. First Data said Friday that overall spending, excluding gas, rose 9.2 pe...

Cold surge advisory: Mercury will plunge to 10 degrees tonight in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A cold surge advisory for low temperatures has been issued in 15 counties and cities by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Dec. 21), and though the weather during the day ...

Red air pollution alert expands across northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – By Wednesday evening, parts of Taipei City and New Taipei City were also covered by an expanding red pollution alert, meaning the air quality would affect all parts of the...

Tech firm: Thanksgiving-Black Friday sales rose 11.9 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite holiday deals all month, shoppers still picked up their spending on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, one technology company says. Spending for Thursday and ...

Beverly Ramos trained in Puerto Rico ahead of NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — Beverly Ramos wore a headband with the colors of the Puerto Rican flag and soaked in the cheers along the route of the New York City Marathon. The two-time Olympian s...

Mercury to drop to 19 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A strong cold air mass is about to approach Taiwan Saturday and send the temperature down to 19 degrees Celsius at the lowest in northern and central regions together with...

New tropical storm forms as northeasterly winds to bring more rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical depression has developed into the 21st tropical storm of the year but unlikely to affect Taiwan; meanwhile, a cool and wet weather is expected to last at least ...

New typhoon likely to form and affect Taiwan on weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Weather experts warned of a new storm on the horizon. A tropical depression east of Luzon in the Philippines is likely to develop into a storm between Friday evening and Saturda...

The Latest: California wildfire grows, prompting evacuations

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:30 a.m. A wildfire tearing through California's wine country continues to expand un...