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Parts of Spain on alert amid 'extreme' May temperatures

MADRID (AP) — Large parts of Spain were under alert Friday as a wave of intense heat began sweeping across the country, leaving residents sweltering through May temperatures that rank among the hottes...

Photo of the Day: Beachgoer basks in balmy weather in Taiwan's Sizihwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This woman was seen soaking up the sun on Tuesday (April 26) as temperatures started to sizzle on southern Taiwan. On Tuesday, the mercury across Taiwan soared, with Ka...

German firms in the crosshairs of Russian hackers?

Russia is attacking Ukraine not just with tanks and rockets, but also in cyberspace — where routers, electricity grids and government websites were targeted even before the actual invasion. Exp...

Dust storm in China moving eastward, may affect Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As air quality in western Taiwan reached yellow to red alert levels due to unfavorable conditions for air pollutant dispersion, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) Director-Gener...

Storm Antonia: Fresh hurricane-force winds hit Germany

Germany on Sunday night battened down the hatches as Storm Antonia threatened hurricane-force winds and thunderstorms — the third severe weather event in less than a week. Storms Ylenia and Zey...

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...

Early-season snow blankets Beijing, northern China

BEIJING (AP) — An early-season snowstorm blanketed much of northern China including the capital Beijing, prompting highway closures and flight and train cancellations and delays. Tem...

Taiwan eases water curbs for central, southern regions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities have partially lifted water restrictions throughout Taiwan after several days of heavy rains amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory exacerbated by the...

Central Taiwan city to set plans for possible water rationing this week

The central Taiwan city of Taichung, among those hardest hit by an ongoing drought, will begin to finalize plans for possible water rationing this week, Taichung City Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) said rec...

Heavy air pollution hammers northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northern and western Taiwan were hit by a thick layer of smog today (Feb. 25), triggering a red alert at 13 weather stations and an orange alert at 26. Air quality toda...

Western Taiwan to see stricter water rationing amid drought

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tighter water restrictions are set to be introduced in many areas of western Taiwan today (Feb. 25) amid severe water shortages across the country. Tainan City and Chia...

Southwestern Taiwan to face tougher water rationing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stricter water rationing will be introduced on the Chiayi–Tainan Plain, or Jianan Plain, in the south central region of western Taiwan amid sparse rainfall. The Z...

Northern Taiwan to face cold front Sunday, Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following three days of mild and sunny weather, another cold front is moving into Taiwan from the north on Saturday (Jan, 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau. ...

Eastern Caribbean issues rare alerts for rumbling volcanoes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Volcanoes that have been quiet for decades are rumbling to life in the eastern Caribbean, prompting officials to issue alerts in Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadi...

Mexico records near-record daily deaths, coronavirus cases

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico recorded 836 more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and 7,051 more coronavirus cases Tuesday, both among the highest figures the country has registered as continued high infecti...