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Temperatures in Taiwan to reach 30 degrees or higher starting Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once the current northeastern monsoon weakens on Wednesday (April 20), temperatures in Taiwan will reach 28-33 degrees Celsius. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reporte...

Taiwan’s Turtle Island to reopen to tourists on March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turtle Island off the coast of Yilan County will reopen to tourists from Tuesday (March 1) after a three-month break. The island is off-limits from Dec. 1 to the end of...

Scattered showers to continue in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Humidity will decrease around the country today (Feb. 2), with rain possible in mountainous areas and sunny skies in central and southern Taiwan. Temperatures will rise...

Arrival of front to usher in scattered rains in northern Taiwan starting Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures will continue to rise on Sunday (Jan. 16), but a front will move in on Monday, bringing scattered showers to northern, central, and eastern Taiwan, according ...

Starry sky above a sea of clouds atop Taiwan’s Alishan

Whenever cold wind and light rain take hold of Taipei, Keelung, and Yilan in the winter, those who enjoy outdoor activities face disappointment. However, those who are familiar with the climate are un...

Taiwan braces for cold weekend as monsoon passes through

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The northeastern monsoon will reach its strongest point on Saturday (Dec. 18), with the mercury dropping as low as 12 degrees Celsius in north, northeast Taiwan and 15 C e...

Central Weather Bureau issues heavy rain advisories for north, northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain and extremely heavy rain advisories for Keelung City and a heavy rain advisory for mountainous areas in Taipei City, New...

Humidity to increase in Taipei and east of country on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Humidity will increase in Taipei and the eastern side of the country on Friday (Dec. 10), ushering in cloudy skies and occasional showers. Central Weather Bureau (CWB) ...

Winter marks the best season to visit Taiwan’s Kenting

The weather and temperatures during winter on the island of Taiwan differ vastly from north to south. Due to northwestern monsoons, north and east Taiwan often experience rain and cold. As for cent...

Sun to follow rain this week in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rainy conditions are expected in northern Taiwan early this week, which will be followed by sunny weather, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster...

Taiwan’s Miaoli County sees mercury drop to 5.9 C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Central Weather Bureau’s (CWB) orange alert for temperatures below 6 degrees Celsius in Hsinchu and Miaoli counties early Saturday morning (Dec. 4), Mi...

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...

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...