Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery likely to bring rain to parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery is expected to continue bringing rain to Taiwan on Sunday, although the sea warning for the typhoon was lifted Saturday night. People in Pingtung Co...

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...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area; Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength; Taiwan ranked 1st in world for quality of life: ...

Photo of the Day: Wet weather turns road into waterfall in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As torrential rains lashes northern Taiwan, Anle District (安樂區) in Keelung City (基隆市) saw significant flooding on Sept. 9. Lane 207 Xinxi Street, Anle District, in Keel...

Extreme torrential rain advisory in affect for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued an extreme torrential rain advisory for three cities in northern Taiwan, as well as an additional heavy rain warning for seven muni...

Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - At least one motorcyclist was reported injured in Taipei City as torrential rain overwhelmed the streets and caused flooding across the capital Saturday evening. The governme...

Car falls into sinkhole in Kaohsiung after 'rain bomb' blasts southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a week of being pounded by torrential rain including a "rain bomb" that struck on Tuesday (Aug. 28), a sink hole suddenly opened up on a busy street in Kaohsiun...

Photo of the Day: Unicorn floats on flooded Kaohsiung street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a "rain bomb" blasts the southern Taiwanese metropolis of Kaohsiung today, a netizen posted a photo this morning of a neighborhood street which has become a river ...

Heavy, torrential rain advisory in 10 counties, cities as 'rain bomb' blasts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds lash southern Taiwan, what is being described as a "rain bomb" is blasting Kaohsiung with up to 216 millimeters...

Heavy or torrential rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) A southwesterly airflow is expected to bring extremely heavy rain or torrential rain to parts of central and southern Taiwan from Sunday until Wednesday, according to Central Wea...

Premier Lai shoulders the blame for severe effect after southern Taiwan hit by massive deluge 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Prime Minister William Lai (賴清德) expressed his compassion towards citizens in southern Taiwan where the massive downpour left hundreds of people in calamity i...

Southern Taiwan’s wild weather hikes vegetable prices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The tropical depression that began to drench southern Taiwan with torrential rain on Aug. 23, has led to steep price hikes for vegetables across Taiwan. Owner of the Ta...

1 killed, 11 injured in torrential rains in southern Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) At least one person has died and 11 people have been injured by torrential rain that battered southern Taiwan Thursday and Friday and flooded 1,105 locations, according to tallie...

Flooding in Tainan forces evacuation of almost 1,000 residents

 Almost 1,000 people in Tainan were evacuated Friday as torrential rain from a slow-moving tropical depression caused flooding across the city, the local government said. The rain, which has b...