Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan, 1st of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Dec. 6) on Taiwan's Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system,...

Mercury drops to 10 degrees Celsius in W. Taiwan, snow possible Fri.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold air mass blows into Taiwan, the western part of the country saw the mercury plunge to 10.3 degrees Celsius this morning (Dec. 3), while rain is in the forecast f...

Mercury in Taiwan to drop by 8 degrees today, cold temps to last 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature today (Nov. 18) is expected to drop by 8 degrees compared to Sunday (Nov. 17) and is likely to pick up in northern and northeastern Taiwan over the next fe...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2019. There are 51 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Nov. 10, 1...

Northeasterly winds to bring 5 days of rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that moist northeast winds will bring rain to Taiwan for five days, starting on Thursday (Sept. 26), while Tropical Storm Mitag (...

Moon-viewing odds in Taiwan brighten, tropical storm could bring rain Sun.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression to the east of the Philippines has been slow to form, conditions for viewing the moon on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival (Sept. 13) appear better ...

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday nigh...

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday nigh...

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. ...

Weather blocks paratrooper drop in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Gloomy, rainy weather has forced cancellation of a planned drop in Ohio of paratroopers from a plane used in the D-Day invasion. A C-53D Skytrooper named "D-Day D...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 to 8 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens today, scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely in much of Taiwan, while northern and northeastern Taiwan w...

Taiwan's rainy weather to last through Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Under the effects of northeasterly winds, rainy weather is expected across Taiwan through Monday, when another front will be approaching the country, according to the Central Weather B...

Taiwan's Yushan sees 3.5 cm of fresh snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 3.5 centimeters of snow fell on Yushan, Taiwan's tallest peak, early this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Due to a combination of frig...

The Latest: Bundled up for cold New Orleans Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Layers. That seemed to be the key to surviving a cold Fat Tuesday in New Orleans. ...

Dressed up, ready for fun: New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The party is on! Thousands of people are expected to gather in the New Orleans area to celebrate Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday marks the final day of the season of revel...