Colder temperatures headed for Taiwan, weekend rain for northern, eastern regions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite reports that the coming winter will be relatively mild, the recent stretch of exceptionally warm December days is coming to an end, according to weather reports. ...

Taiwan can expect a warmer than average Winter this year: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a slightly warmer November than Taiwan is generally accustomed to, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says the trend is likely to continue through Winter with warmer t...

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TOP STORIES: OLY--TAIWAN-WHAT'S IN A NAME Athletes from Taiwan compete at the Olympics under the name of a make-believe country: Chinese Taipei. They march behind a...

Vegas pleasantly surprised when weather forecast was wrong

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas woke up Thursday expecting the worst of Melbourne's weather after officials moved up the tee times by an hour to try to beat expected rain in the afternoon....

Northeastern monsoon to bring showers today, new cold front coming to Taiwan Saturday   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Taiwan today, bringing scattered showers to northern and eastern Taiwan, while a ne...

Air pollution reaches frightening levels in central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frightening levels of air pollution have been captured on camera by residents of Tainan City (台南) in southern Taiwan today. Smoggy skies loom over much of Taiwan’...

Taiwan weather warms up, nearing 30 degrees during daytime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau says most of Taiwan will experience daytime highs of near 30 degrees Celsius over the next few days, as warm weather temporarily picks up again....

Sri Lanka counting on Herath against England one last time

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka hope Rangana Herath has a little magic left in his 40-year-old left arm to give them a victorious start to the test series with England from Tuesday. ...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Northeasterly winds bring drier weather but lower night-time temperatures to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As seasonal northeasterly winds pick up today blowing in drier air, rain is expected to ease off in northern and central Taiwan. The Central Weather Bureau reports that...

Sunny weather forecast for Taiwan from now to Oct. 23: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As seasonal northeasterly winds die down, sunny weather will prevail across Taiwan before Tuesday (Oct. 23) according to Central Weather Bureau.  On Sunday, h...

Northern Taiwan set for another rainy week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Things are set to continue cooling down in Taipei and northern Taiwan in the upcoming week, as north-easterly winds bring rain and low temperatures of around 20 degrees Ce...

Northeasterly winds bring cool and wet weather across Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to the impact of the northeasterly winds, Taiwan will see slightly cooler temperatures with occasional rain starting today, and temperatures are expecte...

Clouds expected to obscure moon during Mid-Autumn Festival in north east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Moon watchers across Taiwan are best to travel south, as the north east is likely to be covered in clouds throughout the Mid-Autumn Festival, said meteorologist Daniel Wu ...

Mangkhut upgraded to typhoon, could pose threat to Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) A tropical storm that formed over the Pacific was upgraded to Typhoon Mangkhut Sunday afternoon and is expected to intensify with the possibility it could reach Taiwan Saturday, ...