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Taiwan to be hit by 'severe weather' until Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities, while meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) predicts that heavy rain will continue throu...

Heavy rain to dominate weekend in central and north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain with bouts of lightning and sudden gusts of wind are expected in many parts of central and northern Taiwan from Saturday (March 26) evening into Sunday (March 2...

High temperatures, afternoon thunderstorms forecast for Taiwan for week ahead

Cloudy to sunny skies, with afternoon thundershowers, can be expected in Taiwan this week, with high temperatures prevailing in the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday. Dawu Tow...

Taiwan matches 2004 temperature record of 40.2 C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius was registered in the Taitung County town of Dawu on Saturday (July 25) at noon, equaling a Taiwanese record from 2004 set in the sam...

High temperature warnings issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings for northern and eastern Taiwan, with daytime highs expected to push above 38 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in ...

Taiwan lifts land warning for Typhoon Lekima

Taipei (CNA) - The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land warning for Typhoon Lekima on Friday evening but warned that the southwesterly winds it has drawn could bring heavy rainfall to central ...

CWB issues sea warning as Tropical Storm Danas makes beeline for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Danas, and a land warning is expected before noon today. Tropical Storm Danas, which in Tagalog ...

Xiazhi, summer solstice, brings scorching 40-degree heat to N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan experiences Xiazhi (夏至), the peak of summer based on the lunisolar calendar today (June 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat alert for five...

Orange heat alert issued for 8 counties, cities, E. Taiwan to soar to 38 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat hazard advisory for eight counties and cities in Taiwan, while Taitung is expected to see the mercury climb to 38 deg...

Plum rains to soak Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a new plum rain front will bring heavy precipitation to Taiwan from Saturday (June 22) to Monday (June 24). Wu Der-rong (吳德榮),...

High temperature warning issued for 3 areas in Taiwan

Hot weather will prevail in parts of Taiwan on Monday, with three municipalities experiencing temperatures of over 36 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said, issuing a "yellow&quo...

Land warning issued for Super Typhoon Maria as it nears Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Super Typhoon Maria at 11:30 p.m. on Monday evening (July 9) as the periphery of the storm draws within 18 hours of m...

Hottest day of the year so far in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City saw the mercury climbing to 36 degrees Celsius Thursday, its highest level for the year so far, though it was even hotter in Taitung, with electricity consumpt...

Plum rains to drop mercury by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though northern Taiwan will see a sultry steam bath today (May 7) reaching a scorching 35 degrees Celsius, high temperatures will cool off by 10 degrees tomorrow as a wave of p...

Two cold waves headed for Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though Taiwan is experiencing balmy, spring-like weather during the day (March 5), the mercury is set to plunge tonight as the first of two cold waves are poised to strike the ...