Tropical Storm Danas to come closest to Taiwan Thursday, Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical depression which is expected to intensify and become Tropical Storm Danas today is predicted to come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (July 18) and Friday (July 19). ...

Heat alert issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan as mercury soars to 36.9 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heat hazard alerts for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan as the mercury has soared over 36.9 degrees Celsius in Taipei and Kaohsiung....

Eastern Taiwan continues to see scorching temperatures

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's hot summer weather continued Sunday, with eastern Taiwan experiencing temperatures of more than 37 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said. The highest t...

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...

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 warning issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat alert for nine counties and cities today where the mercury is expected to soar up to 37 degrees Celsius. Warming c...

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on Saturday to guard against wildfires as the weather ...

5 counties, cities in Taiwan to soar to scorching 36 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a yellow heat alert for five counties and cities in Taiwan as the mercury is set to soar to 36 degrees Celsius The CWB website is...

The Latest: Heat rule in effect for women at steamy US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The WTA's heat rule is in effect at the U.S. Open, allowing female playe...

Djokovic, Federer in US Open action on sweltering 2nd day

NEW YORK (AP) — Past champion Novak Djokovic returns to the U.S. Open, and No. 2 seeds Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki are in action on a sweltering second day at Flushing Meadows. ...

Taiwan to see blistering temperatures on 'Liqiu' 1st day of 'Fall'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though today is considered the first day of Autumn in the lunisolar calendar, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings are in nine counties and cit...

Red alert heat warning issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued the highest possible "red light" heat warning for Yilan County, as well as eight other heat warnings for northern and cen...

Heat warning issued for 8 municipalities in northern and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heat warning for eight municipalities in northern and central Taiwan today (July 30), with hot temperatures and high ultraviolet ...

Heat warning issued for northern and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heat warning for four municipalities in northern and central Taiwan today (July 27), with hot temperatures and high ultraviolet (...

Man takes a naked stroll through the city

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man has decided to take a stroll in the buff through a Vermont downtown on a simmering day. The Burlington Free Press reports the man wearing nothing but a h...