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Japan typhoon

Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan, charts course for main island

Strong wind knocked down trees, blew off an outer wall from a building and left five people injured in Naha, a city in Okinawa.

Sep 29, 2018, 11:33 AM IST

Typhoon Jebi approaches, over 600 flights canceled in Japan

The typhoon is expected to cross the Sea of Japan on Tuesday night and gradually weaken to an extratropical cyclone on Wednesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Sep 04, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Japan braces for likely landfall from strong typhoon Jebi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan braced on Monday for the arrival of strong typhoon Jebi as the storm churned north towards the islands, the latest in a series of harsh weather events to strike Japan this summer, meteorologists said.

Sep 03, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

Japan braces as strong typhoon bears down, flood-hit areas at risk

Typhoon Jongdari will draw closest to Japan`s largest main island of Honshu late on Saturday or early on Sunday. While the heaviest rains are likely to hit the region around Tokyo, the storm could also pass right over the western region.

Jul 28, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

Two dead, three missing as typhoon rips through Japan

A powerful typhoon ripped through the Japanese archipelago on Monday, leaving two people dead and three others missing, officials and news reports said.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Japan typhoon grounds flights, injures three

A typhoon slammed into Japan today, grounding dozens of flights, injuring at least three people and prompting authorities to issue evacuation warnings on fears of landslides and floods.

Jul 04, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

21 missing, 11 killed in Japan typhoon

Local authorities and firefighters were still searching for the missing.

Sep 01, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Typhoon Vongfong leaves 2 dead, nearly 100 injured in Japan

 A powerful storm that battered Japan with high wind and torrential and killed two people headed off out over the Pacific on Tuesday and was downgraded to a tropical depression.

Oct 14, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Japan Typhoon Man-Yi prompts toxic water release from Fukushima

The powerful Typhoon Man-Yi that brought torrential rains and gusty winds, flooding Japan’s prefectures, also targeted the Fukushima water tanks.

Sep 17, 2013, 16:52 PM IST

Typhoon Man-Yi hits Japan fuelling radiation leak fears

Typhoon Man-yi hit central Japan on Monday as officials issued a "special warning" of heavy rain, amid fears the storm could go on to hit the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

Sep 16, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

More than 100 dead or missing after Japan typhoon

A deadly typhoon heaps yet more misery onto a nation trying to recover from the March tsunami.

Sep 07, 2011, 16:03 PM IST