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Taiwan caught between Typhoon Kompasu and northeastern monsoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan, especially those in northern and eastern areas, should brace for strong winds and torrential rain between Monday afternoon and evening (Oct. 11), as T...

Heavy rains Monday may force closure of eastern Taiwan’s Suhua Highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Suhua Highway system may be closed from Monday (Oct. 11) due to expected heavy rainfall, according to the Directorate General of Highways (DGH). Other highways in m...

Taiwan announces Sunday office and school closures for Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City, New Taipei City, Keelung City, Yilan County, Hualien County and Taitung County announced their offices and schools would remain closed Sunday (Sept. 12) as Ty...

Update: Weather bureau expands land warning to 17 cities, counties in Taiwan

Update: 09/11 12:42 p.m. The CWB has expanded its land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu to a total of 17 counties and cities now, including Nantou County, Chiayi County, Chiayi City, Yilan County,...

Taiwan issues land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 5:30 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 10) evening issued a land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹), just 12 hours after it issued a sea warnin...

Vegetable prices skyrocket as Super Typhoon Chanthu bears down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in as many months, extreme weather is playing havoc with Taiwan's vegetable prices as Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹) whirls closer. The average ...

Taiwan issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 5:30 a.m. Friday morning (Sept. 10) issued a sea warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹), and it is likely to issue a land warning in th...

Super Typhoon Chanthu now on collision course with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The trajectory of Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹) shifted north this afternoon (Sept. 9), now putting it on a direct collision course with Taiwan, with the Central Weather Bure...

Super Typhoon Chanthu to come closest to Taiwan on weekend, landfall possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chanthu (璨樹) has jumped from a tropical depression to a Category 5 typhoon within 48 hours, and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) may issue a sea warning for the storm as e...

Typhoon Chanthu 'a beast,' Taiwan could issue sea warning Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chanthu (璨樹) has jumped from a tropical depression to a Category 4 typhoon within 24 hours and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) may issue a sea warning for the storm as ea...

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau issues sea warning for Tropical Storm Lupit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this afternoon (Aug. 4) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Lupit (盧碧), with a land warning possible during the second half of Thursda...

Taiwan ends sea warnings as Typhoon In-Fa blasts mountain areas with rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted sea warnings for Typhoon In-Fa on Saturday (July 24) morning, heavy rain caused rockfalls and landslides that forced townships i...

Typhoon In-Fa to come closest to Taiwan July 23-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Typhoon In-Fa (烟花) will come closest to Taiwan from this evening (July 23) to Saturday morning (July 24), during which time ...

Northern Taiwan sees over 200 mm of rain from Typhoon In-Fa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although Typhoon In-Fa (烟花) is still over 400 kilometers away, Taiwan has already reported over 200 millimeters of rain, level 10 winds, and waves as high as 5 meters in s...

Taiwan issues sea warning for Typhoon In-Fa

Update: 07/22 12:40 a.m. The CWB issued a sea warning for Typhoon In-Fa at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening (July 21). As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, In-Fa was located 540 kilometers southeast of Taipei mo...