Taipei records 38.9 C, highest ever in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury hit 38.9°C in Taipei Monday afternoon (June 29), the hottest the Taiwanese capital has ever recorded in the month of June, according to the Central Weather...

Wet, cool weather forecast for northern Taiwan

Cool weather with intermittent showers can be expected in parts of northern and northeastern Taiwan throughout Sunday (April 5), as the nation continues to be under the influence of northeasterly wind...

Holmes makes a return visit to Royal Portrush

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The strangest weather J.B. Holmes ever experienced was at Royal Portrush. Just not on Thursday in the British Open. Holmes, who gr...

'Code Red' weather alert ditched after meteorologist's knock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A popular meteorologist has been absent from local television newscasts since criticizing a corporate weather-alert brand last week, prompting an advertising boycott, social m...

Plum rain front storms toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Much of Taiwan will see rain today (June 10), as a plum rain front gathers steam and prepares to hover over the country and potentially bring "disastrous precipitation&quo...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 2-8

June 2: Actress Sally Kellerman is 82. Actor Ron Ely ("Tarzan") is 81. Actor Stacy Keach is 78. Drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is 78. Actor-director Charles Haid ("Hill Street Blues") is ...

Taiwan to see temperatures hit 35 degrees over next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is to experience summer-like weather from Sunday (May 12) through next week as temperatures hit 35-degree highs in some regions, according to the Central Weather Bu...

MLK daughter: Firing not best for weatherman who used slur

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. says an upstate New York TV meteorologist who uttered a racial slur while saying her father's name shouldn't have been fired. ...

Hot summer days continue across Taiwan on the weekend: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Stifling hot weather continues to stretch across Taiwan, with the mercury in the greater Taipei area and eastern counties of Yilan and Hualien likely to reach 36 degree Ce...

Taiwan is likely to see the tenth tropical storm of this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While Tropical Storm Son Tinh has strengthened and brought rain to parts of Taiwan Tuesday, a new tropical depression is likely to emerge as the tenth tropical storm of th...

Feared cobblestones up next at the Tour de France

AMIENS, France (AP) — Every cyclist at the Tour de France, from title favorite Chris Froome to the lowliest support rider, has Sunday circled on their calendar. That's when the world...

MetLife China and WeSure Launch Annual Aviation Accident Insurance Solutions

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--MetLife China and WeSure, digital insurance platform owned by Tencent, jointly launched an annual aviation accident insurance product, named “10-Million All Ye...

Massachusetts firefighter Parziale makes cut at US Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Massachusetts birthplace of boxing champions Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler will have another favorite son to root for this weekend. Brockton firefight...

US Open setup relies as much on science as instincts

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open prefers to be looked upon as the ultimate test in golf, which can be an invitation for trouble. Mike Davis knows that as well as anyone. ...

Heavy rain advisory issued for cities and counties in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The current weather forecast suggests that the temperature across Taiwan is unstable and a heavy rain advisory has been issued for several cities and counties in the centr...