Heavy rain alert in effect for northern Taiwan, Typhoon Man-Yi's gains strength

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for parts of northern Taiwan as a northeast monsoon brings cold and wet weather to the country, meanwhile Tropical...

Heavy rain alert issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon and a cloud front in the South China Sea moves east, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for four cities and counties in no...

Extremely heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the first wave of northeastern monsoons strike Taiwan, an extremely heavy rain advisory has been issued today for four cities and counties in northern Taiwan by the Central ...

Typhoon Trami to bring heavy rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Trami begins to approach Taiwan today, a heavy rain alert for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan has been issued by the Central Weather...

Heavy rain forecast for northern, eastern Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Northern and eastern Taiwan can expect heavy rain on Monday due to the effects of northeasterly winds, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Chang Cheng-chua...

Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength, likely to affect Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut is continuing to strengthen and is currently on a path to barrel just south of Taiwan, however due to its large size, its periphery is still anticipa...

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 n...

Heavy, torrential rain advisory in 10 counties, cities as 'rain bomb' blasts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds lash southern Taiwan, what is being described as a "rain bomb" is blasting Kaohsiung with up to 216 millimeters...

Heavy or torrential rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) A southwesterly airflow is expected to bring extremely heavy rain or torrential rain to parts of central and southern Taiwan from Sunday until Wednesday, according to Central Wea...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Canadian male English teacher dismembered in New Taipei; TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall; Taiwan sever...

Heavy rain alert issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan as tropical depression nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Heavy rain and extremely heavy rain advisories have been issued for 16 counties an cities in Taiwan by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) as a tropical depression barrels to...

Heavy rain advisory issued in 10 counties and cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as a powerful convective cloud system has formed over southern and w...

Heavy rain alert issued for 12 cities, counties in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As southwesterly air flows and the periphery of a tropical depression continue to affect Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain advisories for 12 counti...

A long stretch of Suhua Highway closed off both ways due to heavy rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A stretch of nearly 60 kilometers of the Suhua Highway (Provincial Highway No. 9) in eastern Taiwan was closed both ways on Monday evening due to heavy rains, the fourth Mai...

Heavy rain alert issued for 12 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression approaches Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a special heavy rain alert this evening for 12 counties and cities in Taiwan. ...