Plum rains 'not finished yet,' Taiwan issues heavy rain alert for 13 counties, cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says that a plum rain front which has been lashing Taiwan for days is "not finished yet" and has issued a heavy rain advisory for 13 ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan, rains to last till Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for nine counties and cities in Taiwan today (June 12) as a plum rain front is set to pummel Taiwan for four m...

Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

Fall armyworms from China invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first fall armyworms (FAW) to be detected in Taiwan have been spotted at a popular tourist ranch in western Taiwan on Saturday (June 8), after plum rains apparently blew th...

Heavy rain alert issued for 18 counties, cities as plum rains pummel Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front begins to pummel Taiwan today (June 11), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued extremely heavy and heavy rain advisories for 18 counties and ...

Plum rain front storms toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Much of Taiwan will see rain today (June 10), as a plum rain front gathers steam and prepares to hover over the country and potentially bring "disastrous precipitation&quo...

Taiwan's Dragon Boat weekend to be soaked by plum rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dragon Boat Festival day on Friday (June 7) will be the last day of sunny skies in Taiwan before a massive plum rain front dumps precipitation on Taiwan for the next eight days...

Heavy rain causes spike in vegetable prices in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Torrential rainfall across the country on Monday caused a sharp increase in vegetable prices today (Tuesday, May 21). Taiwan was hit by a “plum rain bomb” o...

Next invasion of Taiwan from China could be fall armyworm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In addition to fears of the spread of African swine fever, a new scourge from China could soon be threatening the livelihood of Taiwanese farmers, the fall armyworm. The fal...

New weather front arrives Thurs., 2 tropical depressions form east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan will not get much respite from rain as a new weather front is set to arrive on Thursday (May 9), while two new tropical depressions have formed in the South Pacific, pot...

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...

Plum weather fronts to bring rain to Taiwan through Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pair of plum weather fronts will bring rain and thunderstorms to Taiwan well into Thursday, reported the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Due to the continuous influence of a...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to dip down to 19 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a plum rain front brought as much as 100 mm of rain on Wednesday (May 1), temperatures today in northern Taiwan are expected to dip to as low as 19 degrees Celsius as a n...

Temperature to drop by 10 degrees tomorrow in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as the first plum rain front of the season arrives on Wednesday (May 1), high temperatures in northern Taiwan will drop by 10 degrees...

First plum rains of the year forecast to arrive in Taiwan May 1

The first plum rain front of the season will arrive in Taiwan on May 1, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday, reminding people to be on the alert for sudden downpours. On Monday and Tuesday...