Mercury could drop to 10 degrees C in N. Taiwan, snow falling in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for parts of northern Taiwan, as the mercury could dip to as low as 10 degrees Celsius, and snow has begu...

Sunny, warm weather expected across Taiwan until Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The weather in Taiwan is forecast to remain sunny and dry until Wednesday evening (Jan. 8), when a northeast monsoon is expected to approach the island, said the Central W...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan, 1st of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Dec. 6) on Taiwan's Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system,...

Snow likely in mountains today as cold air mass blasts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A combination of a northeast monsoon and a continental cold air mass will bring cold and wet weather to Taiwan today (Dec. 6), with snow likely in the mountains today and ...

2nd cold air mass to blast Taiwan Friday, snow possible in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second cold air mass of the winter is expected to blast into Taiwan on Friday (Dec. 6), possibly bringing snowfall to mountains of 3,000 meters or higher, according to...

Taiwan could get snowy this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s high mountain areas, 3,000 meters above sea level, might get the first snow of the year on Thursday (Dec. 5) and Friday. The first continental cold air m...

Tropical Storm Fung-Wong to bring wind, rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰, Phoenix) has shifted its course north towards the waters off the coast of eastern Taiwan and is expected to bring rain to the northern and ea...

Mercury to dip down to 16 degrees C in northern Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a northeast monsoon buffets Taiwan, rain is predicted to pelt the northern part of the island while the mercury is expected to drop to as low as 16 degrees Celsius toda...

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,...

Mercury in Taiwan to drop by 8 degrees today, cold temps to last 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature today (Nov. 18) is expected to drop by 8 degrees compared to Sunday (Nov. 17) and is likely to pick up in northern and northeastern Taiwan over the next fe...

Tropical Storm Kalmaegi poised to strike Philippines, bring rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression to the east of the Philippines has strengthened into Tropical Storm Kalmaegi ("Ramon" in the Philippines), is likely to strike the northern...

New Taipei sees temp drop to 14 degrees C on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning (Nov. 11), New Taipei City's Tamsui District registered 14.7 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature recorded in an urban area in Taiwan this fall. The...

Taiwan sees mercury drop to 16 degrees on Lidong, 1st day of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Today (Nov. 8) is Lidong (立冬), the first day of winter on the lunisolar calendar, and the lowest temperature recorded in the nation this morning was 16.4 degrees Celsius, ...

Taiwan Open of Surfing attracts record number of contestants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taiwan Open of Surfing will once again crown the champions of two of the World Surfing League's (WSL) four major events, according to a press release issued ...

Heavy rain alert issued for N. Taiwan, mercury drops to 15 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that rain will be seen across Taiwan, with a heavy rain advisory issued in five cities and countries, while the mercury dipped to as l...