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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). ...

Taiwan’s TSMC fails to meet sustainability objectives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) was unable to achieve its sustainability goals for water usage and waste creation last year due to increased production of it...

Taiwan records hottest month of May since 1947

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The average temperature in May reached 27.8 degrees Celsius, the highest level for the month since May of 1947, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Tuesday (June 29)....

Photo of the Day: Water level reaches top frog at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As plum rains continue to fall across Taiwan, the water level of Sun Moon Lake has reached the top frog of the famous "Nine Frog Acrobats" statue (九蛙疊像). The ...

Plum rains forecast to return to Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said Tuesday (June 15) that Taiwan will experience southwesterly winds from Tuesday to Friday (June 19), during which time wind-facing areas ...

World behind on investments into water systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world will face increasingly uncertain weather due to climate change, which could lead to future water shortages, while current investment into water systems remains i...

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...

Tropical Storm Choi-wan weakens into depression near south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As thunder showers battered Taipei City and Nantou County, and Tropical Storm Choi-wan weakened into a depression close to the island’s southern tip Friday (June 4) ...

Videos show flooding in Taipei due to tropical storm, plum rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced on social media showing flooding in Taipei's Xinyi District on Friday afternoon (June 4) as plum rains combined with Tropical Storm Choi-wan to in...

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...

First wave of plum rains brings 200 mm of rain to Taiwan in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's first wave of plum rains has brought over 200 millimeters of rainfall to 100 weather stations across Taiwan over the course of a little over two days. T...

Tropical storm forms southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical storm that formed on Monday (May 31) is not likely to have a direct impact on Taiwan, but it could disrupt the plum rain weather front bringing badly needed pre...

Rains bring 18 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front over the weekend brought 18 million cubic meters of rainfall to northern Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir. According to the Water Resources Agen...

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 ...

Rains bring 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's reservoirs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The start of the long-awaited plum rains have brought 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's parched reservoirs. A weather front that arrived in Taiwan Mond...