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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’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...

East Taiwan battles more rain, north Taiwan gears for temperature drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As eastern Taiwan continues to reel from heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Kompasu’s periphery, weather expert Wu Der-Rong (吳德榮) said temperatures will reach as low ...

Taiwan caught between Typhoon Kompasu and northeastern monsoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan, especially those in northern and eastern areas, should brace for strong winds and torrential rain between Monday afternoon and evening (Oct. 11), as T...

Tourists trapped in northeastern Taiwan sea cave rescued overnight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving report of 16 people being trapped in a sea cave in Nan’ao late at night on Sunday (Oct. 10), the Yilan County Fire Department spent the night attempt...

Northern Taiwan to see 5 days of cold rain over LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weather front set to arrive on Wednesday (Feb. 10) is predicted to bring cold, soggy conditions for the first five days of the Lunar New Year holiday for some parts of t...

Showers forecast for Taiwan's Tomb Sweeping holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the arrival of a weather front and strengthening northeasterly winds on Wednesday (April 1), Taiwan is expected to experience sustained rainfall during the upcoming T...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop to 13-15 degrees March 4-6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures will start to drop from Monday (March 2) in northern and eastern Taiwan after a warm and sunny 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday due to a northeastern monsoon wh...

Pleasant weather forecast across Taiwan for 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Comfortable warm weather is forecast for Taiwan for the three-day 228 Peace Memorial holiday from Friday (Feb. 28) to Sunday, with sunny skies expected for the western sid...

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 ...

CWB issues extremely heavy rain advisory for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the arrival of a weather front today (May 20) the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 21 of Taiwan's 22 counties and cities. The CWB...

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...

Mercury in Taiwan could drop to 13 degrees over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Taiwan will see balmy weather today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that temperatures could dip down to 13 degrees Celsius over the weekend as a weather fro...

Temperatures to drop 15 degrees Celsius in Taiwan after a sunny Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are set to plunge by 15 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius late on Thursday under the influence of a front, according to a weather expert, an...