Death Toll Nears 60 Due To Typhoon

Death toll nears 60 due to typhoon

Emergency crews across Japan are racing against time to rescue over a dozen people who are still missing after Typhoon Hagibis ravaged the nation over the weekend.

Authorities say the death toll stands at 58.

At Least 140 Landslides Reported Due To Typhoon

At least 140 landslides reported due to typhoon

Japan's land ministry says at least 140 landslides had been reported as of Monday afternoon in 19 prefectures due to Typhoon Hagibis.

There were 43 instances in Saitama Prefecture, 15 in Shizuoka Prefecture, and 12 in both Iwate and Niigata prefectures.

Death Toll Nears 60 Due To Typhoon Hagibis

Death toll nears 60 due to Typhoon Hagibis

Authorities in Japan say the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis now stands at 58. Meanwhile, emergency crews are racing to rescue over a dozen people who are still missing.

More than 200 were injured during the weekend storm. Officials say many areas received up to 40 percent of their yearly rainfall in only a day or two.

Two Rugby World Cup Games Canceled Due To Typhoon

Two Rugby World Cup games canceled due to typhoon

Organizers of the Rugby World Cup in Japan have announced that two pool-stage matches on Saturday will be canceled because of potential impact of a violent typhoon approaching Japan.

The event's organizing committee and the sport's governing body World Rugby announced the decision on Thursday.

Train Cancellations Possible Due To Typhoon

Train cancellations possible due to typhoon

Railway operators in the Greater Tokyo area are considering suspending some of their train services this weekend, as a large and violent typhoon is forecast to hit the area on Saturday and Sunday.

Typhoon Hagibis is currently over the Pacific far south of Japan, but the storm is expected to hit Japan's mainland over the weekend.

About 480 Flights Cancelled Due To Tropical Storm

About 480 flights cancelled due to tropical storm

Airline companies operating in Japan have canceled about 480 domestic flights scheduled for Sunday and Monday due to severe tropical storm Tapah.

The flights are mostly to and from the southwestern island of Kyushu, including airports in Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, and Saga.

Over 400 Flights On Sunday Canceled Due To Storm

Over 400 flights on Sunday canceled due to storm

Airline companies operating in Japan have canceled more than 400 domestic flights scheduled for Sunday due to severe tropical storm Tapah.

The flights are mostly to and from the southwestern island of Kyushu, including airports in Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, and Saga.

Over 300 Flights On Sunday Canceled Due To Storm

Over 300 flights on Sunday canceled due to storm

Airline companies operating in Japan have canceled more than 300 domestic flights scheduled for Sunday due to Typhoon Tapah.

The flights are mostly to and from the southwestern island of Kyushu, including airports in Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, and Saga.

Over 200 Flights For Sunday Canceled Due To Storm

Over 200 flights for Sunday canceled due to storm

Airline companies operating in Japan have canceled more than 200 domestic flights scheduled for Sunday due to Typhoon Tapah.

The flights are mostly to and from the southwestern island of Kyushu, including airports in Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Oita, and Saga.

Cargo Spacecraft Launch Postponed Due To Fire

Cargo spacecraft launch postponed due to fire

A Japanese unmanned cargo spacecraft will remain on the ground for longer than planned after a fire broke out near the launch pad.

The Kounotori 8 had been due to lift off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan at 6:33 a.m. on Wednesday, Japan Time, to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.