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Photo of the Day: Angry snowman on Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a snowman was taken on Monday morning (Dec. 27) after significant snowfall on Hehuanshan. By 7 a.m., more than five centimeters of snow had accumulated, r...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Nov. 10) on Xueshan, marking the earliest snow seen in Taiwan in recent years. Cold temperatures brought by a northeast monsoon combined with abundant ...

Video shows snow falling on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, this morning (Wednesday, March 24), saw 1 centimeter of snow, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). As a cold air mass conti...

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, this morning (Tuesday, March 3) saw 3 cm of snow, its first of the year, as seasonal northeasterly winds brought cold, wet weather to th...

Photo of the Day: Ski resort on Taiwan's Hehuanshan in 1971

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan saw snowfall on at least six mountains over the weekend, sports commentator Max Shih (石明謹) posted this photo of his father skiing on Hehuanshan when it used to h...

Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

Taiwan's Hehuanshan sees biggest snowfall of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave continues to hammer Taiwan, Hehuanshan accumulated 6 centimeters of snow this morning (Jan. 11), marking the heaviest snowfall this winter. With frigid t...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese tourists go snow crazy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As six mountains in Taiwan saw significant snowfall on Friday (Jan. 8), Taiwanese flocked to the mountains to take their perfect winter wonderland photos. A cold wave p...

Snow falls on 6 mountains in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave blasts Taiwan, snow fell today (Jan. 8) on at least six mountains in northern, northeastern, and central Taiwan, including Yangmingshan, Taipingshan, Hehuan...

Snow falls on Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) saw 5 centimeters of snow recorded on Taipei's Yangmingshan this morning (Jan. 8). According to the Central Weather Burea...

Taiwan experiences first snowfall of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2021 fell upon Taiping Mountain in the northern Taiwan county of Yilan early Friday (Jan. 1), transforming the landscape into a magical winter wonderland...

2nd cold air mass to blast Taiwan Friday, snow possible in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second cold air mass of the winter is expected to blast into Taiwan on Friday (Dec. 6), possibly bringing snowfall to mountains of 3,000 meters or higher, according to...

Taiwan set for cold start to the week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set for a cold start to the week, with a strong continental air mass expected to reduce temperatures from Jan. 21 to Jan. 23, reported CNA. The temperature co...

Snow in Taiwan's mountains possible this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the first cold air mass of the winter approaches Taiwan and winds increase from the northeast, temperatures in northern Taiwan could dip to as low as 13 degrees Celsius tomo...