Car falls into sinkhole in Kaohsiung after 'rain bomb' blasts southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a week of being pounded by torrential rain including a "rain bomb" that struck on Tuesday (Aug. 28), a sink hole suddenly opened up on a busy street in Kaohsiun...

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...

Photo of the Day: Unicorn floats on flooded Kaohsiung street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a "rain bomb" blasts the southern Taiwanese metropolis of Kaohsiung today, a netizen posted a photo this morning of a neighborhood street which has become a river ...

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...

Work and classes canceled in Kaohsiung at last minute today due to 'rain bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a low pressure zone and moist southwesterly winds have combined to generate a "rain bomb" over Kaohsiung, the city government at 6:12 a.m. this morning announced t...

Torrential rains batter Central and Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Torrential plum rains battered Taiwan again Saturday, with landslides and damaged road reported from Changhua County in the center to the mountainous parts of Kaohsiung Ci...

‘Rain Bomb’ blows up vegetable prices by 50% in Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The strongest plum rain Taiwan ever witnessed destroyed a wide variety of crops, leading to a national vegetable price uptick average of 30 percent, but the Greater Taipei r...

'Rain bomb' causes flooding in parts of northern Taiwan

Taipei, June 2 -- Parts of the northern city of New Taipei were flooded Friday as a hovering front and southwesterly airstream dumped heavy rain across Taiwan. As of 8:30 a.m. Friday, flooding...