Taiwan's new weather app can notify users 30 minutes before rainfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) launched a new mobile weather app that can notify users 30 minutes b...

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 ...

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,...

Torrential rains to ease Saturday across Taiwan, but threat remains

The torrential rainfall that drenched Taiwan on Friday could ease up on Saturday (May 23), but heavy rainfall could still affect the central and southern parts of the country, the Central Weather Bure...

CWB issues heavy rain warning as plum rain front approaches

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain advisory Monday (May 18) for 10 cities and counties in regions north of Yunlin County, as a monsoon rain front approached Taiwan. Heavy downpour...

Tropical storm periphery to bring downpours to northern Taiwan: CWB

Due to the effects of the severe tropical storm Tapah, heavy and even torrential rain are forecast to affect northern and northeastern Taiwan on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)...

Typhoon Lingling brings rain to SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lingling (玲玲) starts to lash Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for five counties and cities, while a tropical d...

Heavy rain alert issued in 14 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the impact of a powerful convective cloud system, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Aug. 30) issued a heavy rain advisory for 14 counties and cities in Taiwan. ...

CWB issues heavy rain advisory for 12 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a low-pressure zone, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 12 counties and cities across Taiwan today. The CWB said that al...

Offices and schools closed in Tainan due to heavy rain in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Offices and schools in Tainan City are closed on Tuesday (August 13) due to an overnight downpour, announced the city government early Tuesday morning. Tainan Mayor Hua...

Heavy rain alert issued in 11 counties, cities as SW Taiwan sees heavy flooding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory in 11 counties and cities in western and southern Taiwan this morning (Aug. 13) as nearly 280 mm of rain fell ...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Lekima at 8:30 a.m. today (Aug. 8) as the storm continues to strengthen and head toward the waters off the co...

Heavy rain alert issued for 17 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 17 counties and cities in Taiwan today (July 22). At 3:59 p.m. this afternoon, the CWB sent a text mess...

Heavy rain alert issued in 10 counties, cities as Danas' 'twin' approaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Tropical Storm Danas has danced away from Taiwan, it's "twin," a low-pressure zone that sheared off from it earlier in the week, is headed toward souther...