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. ...

Cold surge could send mercury down to 6 degrees in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the second and strongest yet cold surge of the winter is poised to strike Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that temperatures could drip to as low as 6 degre...

Heavy rain advisory in northern Taiwan today, 11 degrees by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A heavy rain advisory has been issued for Taipei City, New Taipei City, and Keelung City by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), while it has issued an extremely heavy rain a...

Tropical Storm Khanun batters Philippines, brings heavy rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Khanun (referred to as Odette in the Philippines), the 20th tropical storm of the year, is currently centered over Calanasan, Apayao on the island...

Northern, eastern Taiwan to be drenched in heavy or torrential rain

Taipei, Oct. 12 -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy to torrential rain advisory for five cities and counties in northern and eastern Taiwan Thursday due to strengthening northeasterly w...

Heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan as Typhoon Talim nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though the latest typhoon has again tilted its trajectory north, Talim, which means "blade" in Tagalog, appears will only deliver a glancing blow to Taiwan, howe...