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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...

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...

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...

Tropical storm to bring rain to Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Tropical Storm Choi-wan (彩雲) will swing north towards Taiwan on Thursday (June 4), when it will bring rain to southern Taiwa...

Plum rains to last for 5 days in Taiwan starting Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front is expected to bring precipitation across the country over the weekend, providing badly needed relief amid the drought plaguing the country this ...

Heavy rain warning issued for 16 cities, counties across Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday evening issued a heavy rain advisory for 16 cities and counties across Taiwan, as a plum rain front approached the country. With the arrival of the front,...

Plum rain to start pounding Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is predicting that a plum rain front will bring precipitation across Taiwan this evening (May 26) and continue to do so for the next coupl...