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Photo of the Day: Water level reaches top frog at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As plum rains continue to fall across Taiwan, the water level of Sun Moon Lake has reached the top frog of the famous "Nine Frog Acrobats" statue (九蛙疊像). The ...

Rains bring 18 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front over the weekend brought 18 million cubic meters of rainfall to northern Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir. According to the Water Resources Agen...

Rain pelts down in Taiwan to provide drought relief

Taipei (Taiwan, News) — An “extremely heavy rain” advisory was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday (May 30) for the geographical heart of the country, Nantou County,...

Rains bring 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's reservoirs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The start of the long-awaited plum rains have brought 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's parched reservoirs. A weather front that arrived in Taiwan Mond...

Chances of rain early this week across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a result of a wet weather system from southern China and the successive arrival of a weather front, local rains and thundershowers will occur across Taiwan from Sunday ...

Rainy weather expected across Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Occasional showers are forecast for much of Taiwan on Sunday (April 25) as a cloud band moving from east China approaches, but they may bring little relief to the drought ...

Typhoon Surigae to come closest to Taiwan on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae is projected to come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22), when it will bring some rain to eastern Taiwan, while the country should see more rain over ...

Typhoon Surigae will not bring drought relief to western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outer system of Typhoon Surigae is expected to bring rain to eastern Taiwan on Thursday (April 22), but no drought relief is in store for the longsuffering western are...

Storm brewing near Guam unlikely to relieve Taiwan drought: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (April 11) that the development of a tropical low-pressure weather system over waters south of Guam is weak and not expected t...

Temperatures in Taiwan to drop to 15 degrees tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weak weather front will sweep across Taiwan today (April 4), bringing occasional showers to the north coast, mountainous areas in the north, and the eastern side of the ...

Taiwan turns to Matsu for drought relief

Irrigation authorities in Taiwan are turning to Matsu on Sunday (March 7) for help to resolve the nation's drought, teaming up with Dajia Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung City, to pray to the deity fo...

Southwestern Taiwan to face tougher water rationing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stricter water rationing will be introduced on the Chiayi–Tainan Plain, or Jianan Plain, in the south central region of western Taiwan amid sparse rainfall. The Z...

Biggest flood in Three Gorges Dam history forces 100,000 in southwest China to flee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The torrential rainfall that has lashed Sichuan Province over the past week has resulted in a flood so massive that 100,000 people have been evacuated, World Heritage Site...

Record-shattering Sichuan floods to hammer China's Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Massive rains pounding Chongqing and much of Sichuan Province over the past few days have led to record-setting floods and alerts and are generating the highest inflow int...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...