Winds to continue to bring rain, tropical storm no effect on Taiwan

Northern and eastern Taiwan will continue to see sporadic rainfall on Sunday due to the impact of northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday, adding that a newly formed tropical...

Rainfall forecast across Taiwan for Thursday, Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rainfall is forecast for Thursday and Friday across Taiwan, CNA reported, citing the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Chang Cheng-chuan (張承傳) told CNA that ...

Taiwan CWB warns of new tropical disturbance brewing near Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday (Aug. 21) that a new tropical disturbance is brewing in the West Pacific Ocean and is likely to intensify into a tropical stor...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Taiwan’s submarines hit targets with SUT torpedoes in Navy drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Navy Chien Lung-class submarines fired German surface and underwater target (SUT) heavyweight torpedoes in a drill off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Wednes...

Storm off FL coast becomes better defined, tracks northeast

MIAMI (AP) — The National Hurricane Center said Saturday that a low pressure system just off the coast of east-central Florida has become better defined. Meteorologists said data fro...

1st tropical storm of year brewing, impact on Taiwan uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression lurking to the southeast of the Philippines is expected to form the first tropical storm of the year, but as models of its future path differ, the ex...

Polar vortex brings rare May snow, low temps to US East

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Mother’s Day weekend got off to an unseasonably snowy start in the northeast Saturday thanks to the polar vortex. Some higher elevation areas in north...

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to US East

BOSTON (AP) — The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over t...

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to US East

BOSTON (AP) — The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over t...

Video shows pollution from China bearing down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air quality is expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Taiwan today (Nov. 18) as air pollution drifts south from China. As a northeast wind gradually strengthens,...

TS Raymond fizzles, heavy rain forecast for Mexico’s Baja

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Raymond has fizzled into a remnant low-pressure system over the Pacific off western Mexico and is forecast to likely avoid a direct hit on the resorts of Los Cabos. ...

Torrential rain in eastern Japan causes flooding near Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Torrential rain from a low-pressure system hovering above Japan's main island has triggered flooding in towns east of Tokyo, prompting fresh concerns in areas still recovering from recent...

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with high wind and heavy rains, forecasters said Thursd...