Heavy Rain Expected To Hit Japan From Thursday

Heavy rain expected to hit Japan from Thursday

A low pressure system could bring heavy rain to Japan later this week, including areas still reeling from Typhoon Hagibis.

Downpours are expected in the western and eastern parts of the country from Thursday through Friday, raising the risk of flooding.

Tepco Aims To Restore Power To Chiba On Thursday

TEPCO aims to restore power to Chiba on Thursday

Tokyo Electric Power Company says electricity will be restored to Chiba City and other areas mainly in the northern part of Chiba Prefecture on Thursday.

The prefecture suffered widespread power outages after Typhoon Faxai made landfall near Tokyo early Monday.

Paralympic Ticket Applications To Begin Thursday

Paralympic ticket applications to begin Thursday

The organizers of next year's Tokyo Paralympics will begin accepting online applications for tickets on Thursday.

The official website for Paralympics tickets will go live early Thursday. The tickets are being sold through a lottery system.

720 Domestic Flights Canceled For Thursday

720 domestic flights canceled for Thursday

Air carriers in Japan have canceled 720 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan.

Flights connecting Tokyo's Haneda Airport and airports in western Japan have been mostly canceled.

673 Domestic Flights Canceled For Thursday

673 domestic flights canceled for Thursday

Air carriers in Japan have canceled 673 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan.

Flights connecting Tokyo's Haneda Airport and airports in western Japan have been mostly canceled.

562 Domestic Flights Canceled For Thursday

562 domestic flights canceled for Thursday

Air carriers in Japan have canceled 562 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan.

Flights connecting Tokyo's Haneda Airport and airports in western Japan have been mostly canceled.

549 Domestic Flights Canceled For Thursday

549 domestic flights canceled for Thursday

Air carriers in Japan have canceled 549 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan.

Flights connecting Tokyo's Haneda Airport and airports in western Japan have been mostly canceled.

Krosa Expected To Hit Western Japan On Thursday

Krosa expected to hit western Japan on Thursday

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that Krosa was situated 300 kilometers southeast of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Extreme Rain In Kyushu Likely Through Thursday

Extreme rain in Kyushu likely through Thursday

Weather officials say extremely heavy rain will continue to batter the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan through Thursday. Some regions are already facing the risk of mudslides. The officials may issue emergency warnings if downpours continue for several hours in the same places.

They are also warning people in the region to stay on the alert for rain-triggered disasters and to evacuate ahead of time without waiting for emergency advisories to ensure their own safety.

Nissan To Hold Board Meeting Over Ghosn Thursday

Nissan to hold board meeting over Ghosn Thursday

Nissan Motor is to hold an extraordinary board meeting on Thursday to decide whether Chairman Carlos Ghosn will be removed from his executive positions.

Ghosn was arrested on Monday on suspicion of underreporting his income. Another executive, Greg Kelly, was also arrested. Nissan points to Kelly's involvement in Ghosn's alleged wrongdoing.

Yasuda To Arrive In Japan On Thursday Night

Yasuda to arrive in Japan on Thursday night

Japanese freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda is on his way home after being held captive by militants in Syria for more than 3 years.

Yasuda left Istanbul, Turkey, early on Thursday. He is due to arrive in Japan on Thursday night.

Typhoon Kong-rey To Approach Okinawa On Thursday

Typhoon Kong-rey to approach Okinawa on Thursday

Weather officials say Typhoon Kong-rey is large and very strong and will come close to islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Thursday night.

Officials are warning people to be ready for violent winds, high waves, mudslides and flooding.

Throwback Thursday: The Nikon D700

Throwback Thursday: the Nikon D700Back in 2007 (yes, that really was 10 years ago), the D3 made quite a splash in the digital camera world. It was Nikon's first ever full-frame DSLR, and while it couldn't compete with Canon's EOS-1Ds Mark III in terms of resolution, it did come with some of the best low-light performance around.