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River torrent kills 7 in China amid widespread heavy rains

BEIJING (AP) — Seven people were killed by a torrent of water that came rushing down a river in a popular recreational spot following mountain rains in southwestern China, authorities said Sunday. ...

Rains in S. Korea turn Seoul's roads to rivers, leave 8 dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Some of the heaviest rain in decades swamped South Korea’s capital region, turning Seoul's streets into car-clogged rivers and sending floods cascading into subway stations. ...

Taiwan to be hit by 'severe weather' until Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities, while meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) predicts that heavy rain will continue throu...

Heavy rain advisory issued for most of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory for most of Taiwan from Sunday afternoon (Sept. 12) through midnight as Super Typhoon Chanthu passes along th...

Typhoon In-Fa periphery to bring heavy rain to northern Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this morning (July 22) issued extremely heavy wind and heavy rain advisories for nine counties and cities in northern and western Taiwan a...

Extremely heavy rain warning issued for 14 cities, counties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extremely heavy rain advisories have been issued for 14 cities and counties across Taiwan Monday (May 24) due to a strong convection cloud system in the afternoon, accordi...

Northern Taiwan to get lashed by Typhoon Maysak's tail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of northern Taiwan were warned today (Sept.1) by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) to be advised of sudden downpours, flash floods, lightning strikes, and strong ...

Taipei records second hottest temperature in 123 years

The mercury hit 39 degrees Celsius in Taipei City at around 1 p.m. Sunday, the second hottest temperature recorded since 1897, when the weather station was established in the city, according to the Ce...

Satellite images show Three Gorges Dam opening all floodgates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Indian Army colonel on Friday (July 10) released satellite images appearing to show the Three Gorges Dam releasing water far earlier than reported and at a much ...

Heavy rain, flood warnings issued for Wuhan, Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain warnings have been issued for Anhui, Wuhan, Shanghai, and many areas along the Yangtze River Basin, further menacing the Three Gorges Dam and threatening the re...

China announces 'No. 1 Flood' for Three Gorges Dam headwaters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As torrential rain ravages southern China for the second straight month, the government has issued a number for a massive flood of the Yangtze River Basin, which threatens...

Earthquake sparks fears of landslides above Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An earthquake that struck Sichuan early on Thursday morning (July 2) has sparked fears that it could cause landslides that could further imperil China's Three Gorges D...

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...

China admits to 'floodwater discharge' from Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After videos of flooding in cities below the vaunted Three Gorges Dam surfaced over the weekend and residents complained that they were being sacrificed to save the dam, t...

Heavy rain warning issued for 16 cities, counties across Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday evening issued a heavy rain advisory for 16 cities and counties across Taiwan, as a plum rain front approached the country. With the arrival of the front,...