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...

Torrential rain causes millions in agricultural losses in Taiwan

Agricultural losses caused by the torrential rainfall that drenched Taiwan over the past few days had risen to NT$19.80 million (US$657,552) around the country as of Sunday, according to the Council o...

More rainfall forecast for Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will once again see heavy rains from Tuesday to Thursday (May 26-28), as the plum rain front that has brought much-needed water to reservoirs across Taiwan begins t...

Mudslide fears prompt evacuations in S. Taiwan following heavy rain

Over 3,000 people remained under evacuation orders from mountainous areas of Kaohsiung City Saturday amid fears of mudslides, after much of southern Taiwan was hit by downpours from a plum rain front ...

Torrential rains to ease Saturday across Taiwan, but threat remains

The torrential rainfall that drenched Taiwan on Friday could ease up on Saturday (May 23), but heavy rainfall could still affect the central and southern parts of the country, the Central Weather Bure...

CWB issues heavy rain warning as plum rain front approaches

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory Monday (May 18) for 10 cities and counties in regions north of Yunlin County, as a monsoon rain front approached Taiwan. Heavy downpour...

Sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong lifted, heavy rains expected from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted a sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong on Sunday (May 17), as it continued to weaken, and downgraded it to a tropical storm. A plum ...

Taiwan to feel effects of Typhoon Vongfong Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The periphery of the first typhoon of the year, which is currently battering the Philippines, is expected to reach Taiwan on Saturday (May 16), bringing rain and big waves...

Tropical Storm Vongfong will come closest to Taiwan this weekend: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression that developed into a tropical storm on Tuesday night (May 12) will come closest to southern and eastern Taiwan over the weekend, according to the Ce...

Potential 1st typhoon of 2020 to brush Taiwan this weekend: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression formed Monday (May 11) near the Philippines is expected to become the first typhoon of the year in Taiwan, bringing rain to some parts of the island ...

Temperature in Nantou, central Taiwan rises to record 40 degrees Celsius Sunday

Nantou County in central Taiwan on Sunday recorded its hottest day of the year, so far, as the mercury rose to 40 degrees Celsius, which was also a nationwide high, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) sa...

Heavy rain alert issued in 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a plum rain front and northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan. As a plum rai...

Rain expected across most of Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A new plum rain front approaching Taiwan is forecast to bring rainfall across most of the country Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Northern, central and southe...

Xiazhi, summer solstice, brings scorching 40-degree heat to N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan experiences Xiazhi (夏至), the peak of summer based on the lunisolar calendar today (June 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an orange heat alert for five...