Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength, likely to affect Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut is continuing to strengthen and is currently on a path to barrel just south of Taiwan, however due to its large size, its periphery is still anticipa...

Extreme torrential rain advisory in affect for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued an extreme torrential rain advisory for three cities in northern Taiwan, as well as an additional heavy rain warning for seven muni...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will n...

Heavy, torrential rain advisory in 10 counties, cities as 'rain bomb' blasts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds lash southern Taiwan, what is being described as a "rain bomb" is blasting Kaohsiung with up to 216 millimeters...

Heavy or torrential rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) A southwesterly airflow is expected to bring extremely heavy rain or torrential rain to parts of central and southern Taiwan from Sunday until Wednesday, according to Central Wea...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Canadian male English teacher dismembered in New Taipei; TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall; Taiwan sever...

18 Taiwan counties, cities on alert for heavy to extremely torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression continues to pound Taiwan, a heavy rain advisory has been issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for 18 counties and cities, with 12 under extremel...

Heavy rain alert issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan as tropical depression nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Heavy rain and extremely heavy rain advisories have been issued for 16 counties an cities in Taiwan by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) as a tropical depression barrels to...

Rain expected all week throughout Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan continues to be affected by southwesterly winds and a monsoon depression, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says that rain is likely across the country throughout the ...

Heavy rain warning issued for every Taiwan municipality on main island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain warning, affecting every municipality on Taiwan's main island at 3.45 p.m. on Aug. 19. Hsinchu City an...

Heavy rain warning issued for northern, central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain warning for northern, central and southern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. on July 31, as short-term heavy rainfall is expected. ...

Heavy rain advisory issued in 10 counties and cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as a powerful convective cloud system has formed over southern and w...

Heavy rain alert issued for 12 cities, counties in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As southwesterly air flows and the periphery of a tropical depression continue to affect Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain advisories for 12 counti...

A long stretch of Suhua Highway closed off both ways due to heavy rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A stretch of nearly 60 kilometers of the Suhua Highway (Provincial Highway No. 9) in eastern Taiwan was closed both ways on Monday evening due to heavy rains, the fourth Mai...

More rain forecast in central, southern Taiwan this holiday weekend

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Heavy rainfall is again expected in central and southern Taiwan starting late Saturday due to abundant moisture brought in by a stationary front and southwesterly currents, the Central...