Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 to 8 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens today, scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely in much of Taiwan, while northern and northeastern Taiwan w...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 degrees tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Northeasterly winds and a cloud front will bring some respite on Friday (April 26) to the scorching temperatures seen in northern Taiwan over the past couple days. Meteorolo...

Weather picks up in Taiwan, sunny skies Wednesday, Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northeasterly winds recede in northern and eastern Taiwan today meaning pleasant, sunny weather throughout the day for most of the island, according to a forecast from the...

N. Taiwan to see low of 17 degrees Celsius by Wednesday as northeasterly winds howl

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Northern and central Taiwan will see wetter and cooler weather this week as a southern cloud system arrives and northeasterly winds strengthen, with low temperatures dipping do...

Tamsui hits record low temperature for this fall in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As cool fall weather begins to be felt in Taiwan, New Taipei City's Tamsui District recorded at low temperature of 18.8 degrees Celsius this morning, a new low for the coun...

Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters worked furiously Friday to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes while crews in the north finally gained ground on deadly and destructiv...

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...