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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...

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...

Rain pelts down in Taiwan to provide drought relief

Taipei (Taiwan, News) — An “extremely heavy rain” advisory was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday (May 30) for the geographical heart of the country, Nantou County,...

Extremely heavy rain warning issued for 14 cities, counties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extremely heavy rain advisories have been issued for 14 cities and counties across Taiwan Monday (May 24) due to a strong convection cloud system in the afternoon, accordi...

Heavy rain alert issued for Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for Taipei City, New Taipei City and Keelung's north coastal area for Friday (May 21) Given a strong ...

Heavy rain alert issued as Typhoon Surigae comes closest to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for two cities and one county in northeast Taiwan as Typhoon Surigae comes closest to the country today (Apr...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Northern Taiwan to get lashed by Typhoon Maysak's tail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of northern Taiwan were warned today (Sept.1) by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) to be advised of sudden downpours, flash floods, lightning strikes, and strong ...

Taiwan issues sea warning as Tropical Storm Bavi takes shape

Update: 08/22 4:14 p.m. The CWB has added Taichung City and Taitung City to its heavy rain advisory list. It said 80 millimeters of rainfall or more is expected over a period of 24 hours. Meanwh...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Heavy rain, flood warnings issued for Wuhan, Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain warnings have been issued for Anhui, Wuhan, Shanghai, and many areas along the Yangtze River Basin, further menacing the Three Gorges Dam and threatening the re...

CWB warns of thunderstorms in greater Taipei area

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned of severe thunderstorms in the greater Taipei area Friday (June 26), the second day of the four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. The affected areas include ...

Tropical Storm Nuri to bring abundant rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Tropical Storm Nuri (鸚鵡) heading toward Hong Kong, its periphery will bring heavy rain to six cities and counties in south Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Sat...

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,...