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Bangladesh sends hundreds more Rohingya refugees to island

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh on Thursday began relocating hundreds of Rohingya refugees to an island in the Bay of Bengal, despite ongoing concerns from rights groups over the conditions on the...

Taiwan in for another cold spell early December: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures across Taiwan in the coming few days will continue to rise before the country is due for another cold spell from Dec.1, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said. ...

India battles floods amid spike in extreme weather events

After dozens lost their lives in severe flooding in southern India, climate experts are now calling on government officials to prioritize climate-proof infrastructure and take measures to prevent furt...

Heavy rains in southern Indian state kill 17, dozens missing

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — At least 17 people have died and dozens are reported missing in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after days of heavy rains, authorities said Saturday. ...

Heavy rains in southern Indian state kill 17, dozens missing

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — At least 17 people have died and dozens are reported missing in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after days of heavy rains, authorities said. The state has ...

Mercury could drop to 13 degrees in Taipei, snow possible in mountains by Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold front could cause the mercury to drop to 13 degrees Celsius in Taipei and possibly bring snow to mountainous areas by Monday (Nov. 22), according to the Central Wea...

Taiwan’s Miaoli County sees mercury drop to 6.6 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Central Weather Bureau’s (CWB) yellow alert for temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius in north Taiwan early Thursday morning (Nov. 11), Miaoli County s...

Heavy rain in Sri Lanka leaves 16 dead, thousands displaced

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 16 people have died in floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka following more than a week of heavy rain, officials said Wednesday. The disaster manageme...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Nov. 10) on Xueshan, marking the earliest snow seen in Taiwan in recent years. Cold temperatures brought by a northeast monsoon combined with abundant ...

Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

India: New Delhi's air quality worsens after Diwali

Air pollution levels shot up to dangerous levels in New Delhi on Friday morning after Diwali night, according to the federal air quality index. A barrage of firecrackers exploded in the sky that nigh...

Bangladesh's villages bear the brutal cost of climate change

SHYAMNAGAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With each tide, Abdus Satter watches the sea erode a little more of his life. His village of Bonnotola in southwestern Bangladesh, with its muddy roads ...

Temperatures could drop to 14 degrees in Taiwan on Nov. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coldest air mass so far this fall is likely to arrive on Sunday night (Nov. 7) and usher in showers in areas north of Miaoli as well as mountainous areas along the eas...

Weather to turn warm again in Taiwan starting Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the northwestern monsoon continues to bring rain to north and east Taiwan over the weekend, winds will shift direction and the weather will warm up again starting Th...

Rain expected in northern Taiwan beginning Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chances of rain in northern Taiwan will increase from Saturday (Oct. 30) as the northeasterly monsoon becomes the dominant factor affecting the weather in the country in t...