Devastated Areas Bracing For Further Rain

Devastated areas bracing for further rain

Heavy rain is expected on Monday evening in and around the areas affected by Typhoon Hagibis. People are advised to remain alert for swollen rivers and landslides.

The Typhoon caused rivers to flood and triggered landslides in central and northeastern parts of Japan and prefectures near Tokyo.

Heavy Rain Warning Lifted For Fukushima

Heavy rain warning lifted for Fukushima

Japan's Meteorological Agency has lifted a heavy rain emergency warning for Fukushima Prefecture.

Warnings for two other prefectures remain in place.

Typhoon Hagibis Dumps Record Amount Of Rain

Typhoon Hagibis dumps record amount of rain

Typhoon Hagibis has dumped a record amount of rain and caused widespread flooding in many parts of central and eastern Japan.

The Meteorological Agency retains its highest heavy rain emergency warning for three prefectures. It's calling on people to be proactive in order to save lives.

Heavy Rain Pushes Jma To Issue Emergency Warning

Heavy rain pushes JMA to issue emergency warning

The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued the highest-level heavy rain emergency warnings to Tokyo and 11 other prefectures.

Earlier, the officials issued warnings for Tokyo and six prefectures, namely, Shizuoka, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, Yamanashi and Nagano. Later they added five more prefectures, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Niigata, Fukishima and Miyagi..

Heavy Rain Emergency Warning Expanded

Heavy rain emergency warning expanded

Officials at Japan's Meteorological Agency have extended an heavy rain emergency warning to the prefectures of Ibaraki, Tochigi, Niigata, Fukushima and Miyagi at 7:50 p.m.

It is the highest level on the agency's five-tier warning scale.

Highest Heavy Rain Warnings Issued

Highest heavy rain warnings issued

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued the highest-level heavy rain emergency warnings at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday for Tokyo and 6 other prefectures in central and eastern Japan.

The designated areas are: Shizuoka Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture, Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture and Nagano Prefecture.

Heavy Rain Emergency Warning Issued

Heavy rain emergency warning issued

The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued heavy rain emergency warnings for many parts of central and eastern Japan.

The warnings were at the highest level in the agency's five-stage scale.

Mitag Becomes Low Pressure System, Brings Rain

Mitag becomes low pressure system, brings rain

Tropical Storm Mitag turned into a low pressure system over the Sea of Japan Thursday afternoon. But Japan's Meteorological Agency is still warning of localized heavy rains across parts of western Japan as well as the eastern and northern part of the country, where the system is headed.

The low pressure system is moving east over the sea, accompanied by a front. It is making the atmosphere in wide areas from western to northern Japan unstable and generating rainclouds in some areas.

Mitag Brings Heavy Rain To Western Japan

Mitag brings heavy rain to western Japan

Tropical storm Mitag is bringing heavy localized rains mainly to western Japan.

The Meteorological Agency says Mitag is currently near the Korean Peninsula. Warm and humid air flowing toward the storm is making atmospheric conditions unstable.

Tapah Bringing Gusts, Rain Across Japan

Tapah bringing gusts, rain across Japan

Japanese weather officials say severe tropical storm Tapah will bring violent winds and torrential rain to many parts of the country.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that as of 7 p.m. on Sunday, Tapah is over waters 80 kilometers north of Goto city, Nagasaki Prefecture. The storm was moving north-northeast at 30 kilometers per hour.

Heavy Rain Slows Typhoon Recovery Work

Heavy rain slows typhoon recovery work

It's been a week since Typhoon Faxai hit Chiba prefecture near Tokyo. Recovery work has been slowed by another bout of heavy rain.

Some areas in Chiba had downpours of 50 millimeters per hour on Monday morning. Many houses still have roof damage.

Faxai Approaching Tokyo With Rain And Gusts

Faxai approaching Tokyo with rain and gusts

Typhoon Faxai is approaching Tokyo. Weather officials are warning of extremely heavy rain and strong winds.

The Meteorological Agency says the typhoon was 130 kilometers off Izu Oshima Island as of 6 p.m. and is heading north-northwest at 30 kilometers per hour.