Ancient town on tributary of China's Three Gorges flooded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ancient Chinese town that has over 2,000 years of history is the latest location to be inundated by the devastating floods ravaging southern China over the past few wee...

Expert warns China's Three Gorges Dam in danger of collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As torrential rains in China continue to wreak havoc on more than 24 provinces, notable Chinese hydrologist Wang Weiluo (王維洛) has questioned the safety of the massive Thre...

Thousands caught in floods in Indonesia's sinking capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Floods that have crippled much of Indonesia's capital worsened Tuesday, inundating thousands of homes and buildings, including the presidential palace, and paralyzing transpo...

Heavy rain, winds lash Tokyo as powerful typhoon hits Japan

FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan’s worst in six decades made landfall sou...

The Latest: Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Hagibis (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A heavy downpour and strong winds are pounding Tokyo and surrounding areas as a powerful typ...

'Wild man of Taiwan' sought for home invasions in Pingtung County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recluse living the wilds of Pingtung County made headlines after he was caught on security cameras breaking into a hostel Friday night while a heavy downpour struck sout...

Videos show flooded streets in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Heavy thunderstorms dumped rain on Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, and Pingtung County on Wednesday (July 10) bringing flooding to central and western areas of Tainan City. As ...

Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Photos of flooding in N. Taiwan start to flood in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As torrential rain is falling across northern Taiwan, photos of the flooding have started to surface on social media. As a convective cloud system has formed over northern T...

Atalanta into Champions League contention with win at Napoli

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Atalanta came from behind to beat second-place Napoli 2-1 on Monday and firmly put itself into contention for Serie A's last Champions League spot. Adding anothe...

Kuwait airport suspends flights due to rain, poor weather

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait has temporarily suspended flights to and from its international airport due to bad weather and heavy rains that have impacted visibility. Th...

Kuwait's public works minister resigns amid severe flooding

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Kuwait's Minster of Public Works Hussam al-Roumi has resigned amid massive flooding across the country. Kuwait's army and National Guard joined rescue effo...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will not di...

Premier Lai shoulders the blame for severe effect after southern Taiwan hit by massive deluge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Prime Minister William Lai (賴清德) expressed his compassion towards citizens in southern Taiwan where the massive downpour left hundreds of people in calamity i...