Tropical Storm Trami could pose threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tropical depression expected to turn into Tropical Storm Trami (潭美) within 24 hours could pose a threat to Taiwan, experts said Friday. The depression was located near Guam...

Photo of the Day: Tough commute in Hong Kong after Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut hammered Hong Kong on Sunday, photos of the devastation have started to emerge, and in this case, netizens have made light of the daunting task that...

Photo of the Day: Mangkhut rips roof off 'mini-home' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut hammered homes in Hong Kong yesterday, this interesting photo surfaced of a home with its roof ripped clean off making it look like a miniature home...

Tornado and waterspout hit Southeast Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Typhoon Mangkhut (山竹) left the Philippines heading for China, a tornado and a waterspout hit different stretches of the Taitung County coastline Saturday afternoon. A wate...

Body of woman swept away by waves found on Taiwan east coast beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The body of a 30-year-old woman who was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan Country Friday turned up on another beach Saturday, as the outer rim of Typhoon M...

Ferocious typhoon plows through rain-soaked Philippines

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines' northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knockin...

The Latest: Typhoon Mangkhut slams into Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Philippine forecasters say Typhoon Mangkhut has slamm...

Woman swept away on Taiwan east coast amid Typhoon Mangkhut sea warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A woman was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan County Friday after sea warnings were issued as Super Typhoon Mangkhut (山竹) moved closer. While the storm ...

Monster typhoon barrels toward north Philippines, China

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut has retained its ferocious strength and slightly shifted toward more densely populated coastal provinces as it barrels closer to the northeastern Philippine...

Taiwan CWB issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Mangkhut rapidly closes in on the Philippines, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for the Category 7 tyhpoon at 11:30 a.m. thi...

Multiple alerts issued as Philippines braces for impact with Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Philippines is bracing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, or what is referred to locally as "Ompong" with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical Astronomical Servi...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut poised to pounce on Philippines, Taiwan to be spared 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Super Typhoon Mangkhut has continued to gain in intensity but has shifted south and appears to be headed toward the northern Philippine island of Luzon, while it appe...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bigger than Hurricane Florence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As massive as Hurricane Florence is, which is bearing down on the Carolinas, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is even bigger and has more distance and time to grow further.  ...

Mangkhut upgraded to super typhoon, will affect Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Mangkhut reached super typhoon status yesterday afternoon, it has continued to strengthen as is appears to be headed toward the Bashi Channel and looks to be he...