Heavy rain advisory issued for 6 Taiwan counties, cities as Typhoon Mitag shifts north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has lifted its land warning for Typhoon Mitag, but a heavy rain advisory is still in place for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan....

Taiwan could see soggy weather over Moon Festival as 2 tropical storms loom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two tropical storms taking shape in the Western Pacific could put a damper on moon-viewing during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Taiwan, while a heavy rain warning has been issued ...

Update: Typhoon Lingling continues to dump rain on Taiwan today

Update: 09/05 5:30 p.m. The CWB said that Faxai was upgraded to a Tropical Storm today at 4 p.m., making it the 15th tropical storm of the year. Currently more than 3,000 kilometers away from Taiwa...

Typhoon Lingling brings rain to SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lingling (玲玲) starts to lash Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for five counties and cities, while a tropical d...

Heavy rain alert issued in 14 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the impact of a powerful convective cloud system, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Aug. 30) issued a heavy rain advisory for 14 counties and cities in Taiwan. ...

Tropical storm with Taiwan track could form tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical storm is expected to take shape on Wednesday (Aug. 21) and early models have it on tracks anywhere from the Ryukyu Islands to Taiwan. Wu Der-rong (吳德榮), an adjunc...

CWB issues heavy rain advisory for 12 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a low-pressure zone, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 12 counties and cities across Taiwan today. The CWB said that al...

3,566 evacuated, work, classes canceled in 5 districts in Kaohsiung due to torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to torrential rains in the mountains, 3,566 people have been evacuated from Kaohsiung's Namaxia, Taoyuan, Liugui, and Jiaxian districts, announced the Kaohsiung...

Breaking News! Work, classes canceled in 5 Kaohsiung districts due to torrential rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Work and classes have been canceled in five districts as of noon today (Aug. 15) in Kaohsiung as torrential rain is causing treacherous conditions. As heavy rains continue t...

Heavy rain alert issued in 11 counties, cities as SW Taiwan sees heavy flooding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory in 11 counties and cities in western and southern Taiwan this morning (Aug. 13) as nearly 280 mm of rain fell ...

Heavy rain warning issued for parts of Taiwan

Taipei (CNA)-- Heavy rain and extreme heavy rain are forecast south of Miaoli and in mountainous areas south of Chiayi, while temperatures in the north and east of the country could reach 36 degrees C...

Taiwan's CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded the scope of its land warning for the storm. At 8:30 a.m. this morning ...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Lekima at 8:30 a.m. today (Aug. 8) as the storm continues to strengthen and head toward the waters off the co...

Heavy rain alert issued for 17 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 17 counties and cities in Taiwan today (July 22). At 3:59 p.m. this afternoon, the CWB sent a text mess...

Heavy rain alert issued in 10 counties, cities as Danas' 'twin' approaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Tropical Storm Danas has danced away from Taiwan, it's "twin," a low-pressure zone that sheared off from it earlier in the week, is headed toward souther...