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Heat alert issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced on Sunday (June 13) that the country would experience high temperatures throughout the entire week from June 14 to 20, ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, June 13, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the prev...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Saturday, June 12, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pr...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, June 11, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the prev...

Taiwan issues land, sea warnings for Tropical Storm Choi-wan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued land and sea warnings for Tropical Storm Choi-wan as well as heavy rain alerts for 15 cities and counties as the cyclone combin...

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...

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 ...

China braces for summer floods as 71 rivers exceed warning levels

China is bracing for a heavy flood season with 71 rivers already exceeding warning levels, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday, as meteorological authorities warned that global warming...

Meteorologist lists 5 factors behind severe drought in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is grappling with one of its worst droughts in history due to five main factors, according to a weather expert. The water shortage is weighing on the country&rsq...

Unseasonable in Taiwan, but 'mask brackets' offer pandemic comfort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The plum rain season has arrived but you would hardly know it. Though temperatures have risen, the fabled rains refuse to fall and Taiwan’s drought continues. In ...

Taiwan’s TSMC reportedly spending US$28.6 million on water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly doubling down on its expenditure for water supplies as the country’s tech companies feel the heat ami...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 10 The Washington Post on how a slaughter at a girls’ school may foretell Afghanistan’s future:...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pr...