Some 30,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and elsewhere are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.
As of 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, the power is down for 14,000 households in Chiba prefecture, which was hit hard by Typhoon Faxai in early September. A blackout is also happening in parts of Tokyo and Shizuoka, Tochigi, Yamanashi, Ibaraki, Gunma, Saitama and Kanagawa Prefectures.
Some 24,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and elsewhere are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.
As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, the power is down in parts of Chiba Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture, Ibaraki Prefecture, Tokyo, Gunma Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture and Kanagawa Prefecture.
Japan's Fisheries Agency says that of the 88 member nations in the International Whaling Commission, 40 could be listed as approving of whaling.
The agency placed the IWC's members into two groups of approving and disapproving of whaling, based on their past voting behavior in IWC activities and other data.
Events to mark the new Reiwa era have taken place in Japan and around the world.
In Tokyo, about 70 senior-ranking wrestlers have celebrated the start of the era by standing in formation to spell out the two kanji characters that make up the name. Among them were Yokozuna grand champions Hakuho and Kakuryu, as well as newly promoted ozeki Takakeisho.