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Plum rain season in Taiwan coming to an end on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s plum rain season is finally coming to an end on Friday (June 17), according to a weather forecast. Central Weather Bureau forecaster Huang En-hong (黃恩...

Huge 'earthquake fish' caught in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fisherman on Thursday (June 9) caught a massive oarfish (Regalecus russelii) off the eastern coast that was even bigger than an impressive specimen caught in 2...

Taiwan to be hit by 'severe weather' until Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities, while meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) predicts that heavy rain will continue throu...

Third wave of plum rains coming to Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new wave of plum rains will hit Taiwan in the coming week, according to a weather forecast. Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Lin Ping-yu (林秉煜) said that as the...

Heavy rain alert issued for 15 Taiwan counties, cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a stationary plum rain front loiters over the country, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory for 15 counties and cities today (May 25), and rain...

Potentially 'disastrous' rainfall predicted for Taiwan from May 24-28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) today (May 23) predicted that "disastrous rainfall" is likely for the next five days as a stationary plum rain front lingers over T...

Meteorologist warns of potentially 'disastrous' rainfall in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) on Saturday (May 21) warned of the possibility of “disastrous” rainfall in Taiwan from Tuesday (May 24) until Saturday (May 28), ...

Video shows man barely avoid landslide in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dashcam video surfaced on Tuesday (May 17) showing a man just barely escaping from a massive landslide in central Taiwan. By Monday (May 16), Taiwan had been battered b...

Weather in Taiwan to turn dry from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents along the western half of Taiwan and in the northeast should watch out for localized heavy rains from Sunday night (May 15) to Monday (May 16), a weather forecas...

Plum rain front to bring 'severe weather' to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain front that is approaching Taiwan today (May 13) will bring "severe weather" to Taiwan from Saturday through Monday (May 14-16). As the front start...

Taiwan braces for heavy rain from Friday to Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meteorologist on Wednesday (May 11) warned of potentially disastrous heavy rainfall across Taiwan from Friday to Monday (May 13-16). Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) sai...

Plum rain front to bring rains across Taiwan from Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain front will start moving in on Friday (May 13), bringing showers, thunderstorms, and possible sudden downpours islandwide, and remain until next Monday (May 16)...

Taiwan's 1st plum rain of year to bring wet weather on Labor Day weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first plum rain front of the year is set to arrive over the Labor Day weekend, bringing wet weather on Sunday and Monday (May 1-2). Plum rain is generated by precip...

Taipei records highest rainfall in Feb. in 11 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei may soon record the most rainfall in February in 14 years, with 18 rainy days so far this month, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Tuesday (Feb. 22). CWB ...

Northern Taiwan's Second Baoshan Reservoir at full capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Second Baoshan Reservoir in Hsinchu reached full capacity on Sunday morning (July 4) for the first time in 379 days, according to the Water Resources Agency (WRA). ...