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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 ...

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 ...

Rain forecast for Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A stationary plum rain season front expected to move closer to Taiwan next week is likely to trigger severe weather and bring the chance of significant rainfall. Meteor...

Periphery of Typhoon Surigae to bring rain to eastern Taiwan, Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although Typhoon Surigae is turning away from Taiwan today (April 23), easterly winds are still likely to bring rains from the cyclone to the east coast, Geater Taipei, an...

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...

Typhoon Surigae to bring rain to eastern Taiwan, Taipei on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae will come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22) and Friday (April 23) and could bring rain to eastern Taiwan and the eastern side of Greater Taipei. ...

Typhoon Surigae to come closest to Taiwan on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae is projected to come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22), when it will bring some rain to eastern Taiwan, while the country should see more rain over ...

Mercury to drop 10 degrees in northern Taiwan, tropical storm could form Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weather front is expected to send temperatures dropping by 10 degrees Celsius on Wednesday (April 14), while a tropical storm could take shape near Guam that same day. ...

Dozens of towns isolated by flooding in Australian state

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of people have been rescued from floodwaters that have isolated dozens of towns in Australia’s most populous state New South Wales and forced thousands to evacuate ...

Chance of rain forecast for north Taiwan throughout Lunar New Year vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Occasional rains are forecast for north Taiwan and the eastern side of the country, according to a Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Saturday. Northern Taiwan will ...

Northern Taiwan to see 5 days of cold rain over LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weather front set to arrive on Wednesday (Feb. 10) is predicted to bring cold, soggy conditions for the first five days of the Lunar New Year holiday for some parts of t...

Wildfire in west Australia burns more homes in dry wind

PERTH, Australia (AP) — More than 70 homes have been lost in a wildfire outside Australia's western city of Perth that is expected to continue burning for days. The fire had razed mo...

Santa Anita cancels Friday racing with heavy rain forecast

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita has canceled live racing on Friday because of strong rains expected to hit Southern California over the next few days. Two weekend stakes races on ...

Browns' Myles Garrett idle for second day with ankle injury

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett was held out of practice for the second straight day with an ankle injury. Garrett, who leads the NFL with nine s...

Heavy rainfall forecast for eastern Taiwan and mountains in the north from Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the interaction of a tropical disturbance developing over the Philippine Sea and the seasonal northeasterly win...