Mexico president kicks off 'new normal' phase amid pandemic

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Amid a pandemic and a brewing tropical storm, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador kicked off Mexico’s return to a “new normal” Monday with his first road trip in two mon...

Tropical storm kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Rains from Tropical Storm Amanda left at least 17 dead and seven missing while causing extensive damage across El Salvador and Guatemala that pushed thousands of peopl...

Depression forms in Gulf, heavy rain threat for south Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Monday in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters warn it could become a tropical storm during the night or on Tuesday, capably of dumping heavy rains over parts o...

Tropical Storm Bertha forms off the South Carolina coast

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha formed Wednesday morning off the coast of South Carolina, becoming the second named storm before the official start of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. ...

Typhoon Vongfong nears Philippines, will come closest to Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical storm that intensified into the first typhoon of the year on Wednesday (May 13) is poised to strike the Philippines and is predicted to come closest to Taiwan o...

Tropical Storm Vongfong will come closest to Taiwan this weekend: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression that developed into a tropical storm on Tuesday night (May 12) will come closest to southern and eastern Taiwan over the weekend, according to the Ce...

Potential 1st typhoon of 2020 to brush Taiwan this weekend: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression formed Monday (May 11) near the Philippines is expected to become the first typhoon of the year in Taiwan, bringing rain to some parts of the island ...

Tropical storm brewing east of Philippines could near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression churning off the southeast coast of the Philippines is likely to transform into the first tropical storm of the year today (May 12), and there is a p...

1st tropical storm of year brewing, impact on Taiwan uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression lurking to the southeast of the Philippines is expected to form the first tropical storm of the year, but as models of its future path differ, the ex...

Earliest recorded tropical cyclone forms in eastern Pacific

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The earliest tropical cyclone on record formed Saturday in the eastern North Pacific, far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tropical...

Japan affected most by extreme weather in 2018: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan, the Philippines, and Germany are the three countries that suffered the most from extreme weather events in 2018, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2020 pub...

Record 6th tropical storm in Nov. forms to southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced today (Nov. 26) that a tropical depression to the southeast of Taiwan has become Tropical Storm Kammuri (北冕), tying the 55-...

Tropical Storm Fung-Wong could near Taiwan by Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression that has been lurking in the waters east of the Philippines was upgraded to Tropical Storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰, Phoenix) at 8 a.m. this morning (Nov. 20) a...

TS Raymond forecast to weaken as it heads toward Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Raymond is forecast to weaken over the Pacific as it moves toward Mexico’s resort-studded Los Cabos. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturda...

Tropical Storm Kalmaegi poised to strike Philippines, bring rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression to the east of the Philippines has strengthened into Tropical Storm Kalmaegi ("Ramon" in the Philippines), is likely to strike the northern...