Taiwan to see Moon during Mid-Autumn Festival, Tropical Storm Peipah waiting in wings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression east of the Philippines has stalled and has yet to become a full-fledged tropical storm, conditions in Taiwan during the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday ...

Monmouth racing card shaken amid fierce heat, track protests

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — With extreme heat draining fans and causing concern about the horses, Monmouth Park canceled six races and pushed back until early evening its stakes races, including the $1 mil...

Power station fires knock out service on hot day in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital on Friday knocked out power to thousands of customers on the hottest day of the year to-date, sending dual plumes of t...

The Latest: Cause of transmission fires still unknown

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on power station fires that left thousands without electricity on a hot day in Madison (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Utility official...

Maximum Security could face maximum sizzle in Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security is going to have to share top billing in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park with an unexpected foe — broiling heat. The Nati...

This weekend's NYC Triathlon canceled due to extreme heat

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Triathlon scheduled for this Sunday has been canceled due to the extreme heat levels expected for race day. The cancellation announcement was made T...

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...

Orangutans make a splash at Vienna zoo as Europe swelters

VIENNA (AP) — Orangutans at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo are keeping cool with buckets of water as much of Europe swelters in a summer heat wave. Keepers gave Vladimir, Sol and Mota wet ...

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...

High temperature warning issued for 5 areas in Taiwan

Hot weather is expected to dominate much of Taiwan Thursday, with five municipalities forecast to experience temperatures of over 36 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...

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...

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...

Heavy rain warning issued for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy and extremely heavy rain warnings for three administrative areas in Southern Taiwan at 9.00 a.m. on August 13, as short-term ...