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...

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 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...

Plum rain season to start late, but no drought threat in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While the “plum rain season” might open later than usual, there will still be no risk of drought before the end of June, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA...

2018 was 5th hottest year in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As balmy temperatures continue through the winter, Taiwan saw the fifth hottest year in recorded history in 2018, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). On a Faceboo...

How Taiwan can defeat China in a war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The magazine Foreign Policy yesterday presented key points from two recent studies which demonstrated ways in which Taiwan could successfully repel an invasion by China. I...