Taiwan to feel effects of Typhoon Vongfong Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The periphery of the first typhoon of the year, which is currently battering the Philippines, is expected to reach Taiwan on Saturday (May 16), bringing rain and big waves...

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...

Typhoon Kammuri blowing through central Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon is blowing through the central Philippines, damaging homes and heading toward the capital, Manila. Typhoon Kammuri hit the eastern coast overnigh...

Philippine capital warned as strong typhoon approaches

The Philippines’ main island, including the national capital, Manila, is under a tropical cyclone warning for a typhoon forecast to hit Monday night into Tuesday. Local governments have told ...

Philippine capital warned as strong typhoon approaches

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines’ main island, including the national capital, Manila, is under a tropical cyclone warning for a typhoon forecast to hit Monday night into Tuesday. ...

Tropical Storm Neoguri forms, could bring rain to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊) formed early this morning (Oct. 18) and has shifted slightly westward toward Taiwan, but forecasters do not currently expect it to continue on ...

Tropical cyclone could bring rain to Taiwan by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression brewing in the Western Pacific appears to be bound for the northern Philippines and could bring rain to Taiwan over the weekend. A tropical depres...

Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

Yet another typhoon taking shape to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot on the heels of Typhoon Hagibis, a tropical disturbance near Guam, which has been upgraded by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) to a tropical depression, could bec...

Heavy rain, winds lash Tokyo as powerful typhoon hits Japan

FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan’s worst in six decades made landfall sou...

The Latest: Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Hagibis (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A heavy downpour and strong winds are pounding Tokyo and surrounding areas as a powerful typ...

Tokyo eerily quiet, bracing for worst typhoon in 6 decades

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo and surrounding areas are bracing for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades with streets and trains stations unusually quiet as rain poured over the city. ...

New typhoon could put damper on Taiwan's National Day break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical disturbance that has formed in the Western Pacific could intensify next week into Typhoon Hagibis (哈吉貝), the 19th tropical storm of the year, possibly putting a...

Heavy rain advisory issued for 6 Taiwan counties, cities as Typhoon Mitag shifts north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has lifted its land warning for Typhoon Mitag, but a heavy rain advisory is still in place for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan....