228 Flights Canceled As Krosa Approaches

228 flights canceled as Krosa approaches

Airlines in Japan will suspend at least 228 domestic flights on Thursday as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches the west of the country.

Most of the suspended flights are in and out of Kyushu.

222 Flights Canceled As Krosa Approaches

222 flights canceled as Krosa approaches

Airlines in Japan will suspend an estimated 222 domestic flights on Wednesday and Thursday as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches the west of the country.

Most of the suspended flights are in and out of Kyushu. As of 10:30 a.m. local time, Japan Airlines canceled 62 flights. Japan Air Commuter 55, Peach Aviation 37, All Nippon Airways 36, Solaseed Air 16, Skymark Airlines 8, Jetstar Japan 4, Spring Japan 2 and Vanilla Air 2.

166 Flights Canceled As Krosa Approaches

166 flights canceled as Krosa approaches

Airlines in Japan have suspended 166 domestic flights on Wednesday as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches the west of the country.

Most of the suspended flights are in and out of Kyushu. As of 5 a.m. local time, Japan Airlines canceled 62 flights. Japan Air Commuter 41, All Nippon Airways 34, Solaseed Air 16, Skymark Airlines 5, Jetstar Japan 4, Peach Aviation 2, and Vanilla Air 2.

Krosa Approaches Western Japan

Krosa approaches western Japan

The Meteorological Agency is warning of heavy rain as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches western Japan. Agency officials say it could make landfall by Thursday.

The officials are forecasting winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour, with gusts reaching 160 kilometers per hour in the southern part of the Kyushu region through Wednesday. They also expect waves of up to 10 meters off the Shikoku region.

Krosa Approaches Japan With Heavy Rains

Krosa approaches Japan with heavy rains

Severe tropical storm Krosa is moving northwest over waters south of Japan. It could make landfall somewhere in the country by Thursday.

The Meteorological Agency warns that western and eastern Japan could see heavy rains even before the storm nears land.

Tropical Storm Krosa Approaches Western Japan

Tropical storm Krosa approaches western Japan

Japan may be in for some rough weather at the start of its summer holidays. Tropical storm Krosa is moving northwest from the Ogasawara Islands.

The storm is forecast to reach coastal areas in western Japan later in the week.

Severe Tropical Storm Approaches Kyushu

Severe tropical storm approaches Kyushu

A severe tropical storm is heading for Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu.

Japanese weather officials say that as of 9 a.m. on Monday the storm, Francisco, was moving west-northwest at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour over waters 340 kilometers south of Cape Shiono in central Japan.

Tropical Depression Approaches Southern Japan

Tropical depression approaches southern Japan

Japanese weather officials warn that a tropical depression south of Okinawa will strengthen as it heads north. They say it could reach eastern Japan on Friday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the depression is expected to move toward Okinawa's main island on Wednesday night, and then north along the Amami Islands.

Tropical Depression Develops, Approaches Japan

Tropical depression develops, approaches Japan

Japanese weather authorities warn that a tropical depression south of Okinawa will strengthen as it heads north, and could affect many areas including western Japan by Friday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the depression is expected to move toward Okinawa's main island on Wednesday night, and then north along the Amami Islands, approaching the Pacific coast of western Japan on or after Thursday morning.

Typhoon Kong-rey Approaches Western Japan

Typhoon Kong-rey approaches western Japan

Typhoon Kong-rey is moving north. It will likely approach southwestern Japan at around noon on Saturday, local time. Weather forecasters are warning people to be prepared for strong winds and high waves.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says that as of 6 AM, the typhoon was over waters about 170 kilometers west-northwest of Goto city, Nagasaki Prefecture. The storm is moving north-north-east at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour.

Typhoon Trami Approaches Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon Trami approaches Japan's main islands

Winds from the powerful Typhoon Trami are battering Japan's southern isles as it churns north toward the country's main islands.

Trami is expected to head toward western and eastern Japan through Sunday and Monday. It could possibly make landfall on the main islands on Sunday.

Typhoon Approaches Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon approaches Japan's main islands

Winds from the powerful Typhoon Trami are battering Japan's southern isles as it churns north toward the country's main islands. The storm could possibly make landfall on the main islands on Sunday.

Dozens of people in Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefecture have been injured by gusts of wind. Hundreds of thousands of homes are currently without power.

Typhoon Shanshan Approaches Eastern Japan

Typhoon Shanshan approaches eastern Japan

Japan's weather officials warn a typhoon will bring strong winds and heavy rains to the country's eastern Pacific coast on Wednesday and Thursday.

The Meteorological Agency says that as of 3PM on Tuesday, Typhoon Shanshan was about 440 kilometers east-southeast of Hachijo Island of the Izu Island chain.

Typhoon Approaches Japan

Typhoon approaches Japan

Japan's Meteorological Agency says a strong storm will approach the Ogasawara Islands between Monday evening and early Tuesday morning. The agency is warning of strong winds and high waves.

As of noon on Monday, Typhoon Shanshan was located at sea, 400 kilometers east of the Ogasawara Islands, south of Tokyo. It was heading north-northwest at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour.