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....

Typhoon Mitag entering most intense phase in Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Taiwan will feel the most intense effects of Typhoon Mitag this evening (Sept. 30). CWB division chief Lo Ya-yin (羅雅尹) sa...

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...

Typhoon land warning expanded to 12 Taiwan counties, cities as Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded its sea and land warnings to 12 counties and cities in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Mitag has intensified into a typhoon, and its...

Update: Typhoon Lingling continues to dump rain on Taiwan today

Update: 09/05 5:30 p.m. The CWB said that Faxai was upgraded to a Tropical Storm today at 4 p.m., making it the 15th tropical storm of the year. Currently more than 3,000 kilometers away from Taiwa...

Typhoon Lingling brings rain to SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lingling (玲玲) starts to lash Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for five counties and cities, while a tropical d...

Tropical storm with Taiwan track could form tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical storm is expected to take shape on Wednesday (Aug. 21) and early models have it on tracks anywhere from the Ryukyu Islands to Taiwan. Wu Der-rong (吳德榮), an adjunc...

Typhoon Lekima to begin affecting N. Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Lekima, the ninth tropical storm this year, was upgraded to a typhoon last night and is currently on a path to impact northeastern and northern Taiwan, with a se...

Monsoon brings cold, wet weather, 2 tropical storms could later impact Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is currently feeling the impact of a northeastern monsoon, which will bring cool wind and rain through election day, while Tropical Storm Man-Yi (萬宜) has tilted toward T...