Phone Services Still Limited After Typhoon

Phone services still limited after typhoon

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and on an island off Tokyo. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Friday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 36 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture. The island of Oshima is also experiencing connectivity problems.

Donated Relief Goods Arrive In Typhoon-hit Town

Donated relief goods arrive in typhoon-hit town

Relief goods donated by people across Japan are arriving in a typhoon-hit town in Chiba Prefecture.

The town of Kyonan, east of Tokyo, was badly affected when Typhoon Faxai made landfall in the region early on Monday morning.

Phone Services Still Affected By Typhoon

Phone services still affected by typhoon

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Thursday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 43 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture and two in Kanagawa Prefecture. The islands of Oshima and Niijima, which are part of Tokyo, are also experiencing connectivity problems.

340,000 Still Without Power 2 Days After Typhoon

340,000 still without power 2 days after typhoon

More than 340,000 households in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo are still without power, days after Typhoon Faxai hit the area. Tokyo Electric Power Company says it will take at least until Friday to fully restore electricity in the prefecture.

Workers are busy replacing toppled power poles.

Hospitals Still Without Power, Water After Typhoon

Hospitals still without power, water after typhoon

Japan's health ministry says more than 24,900 households in Tokyo, Chiba and Shizuoka prefectures still remain cut off from water supplies as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Sixty-two hospitals are likely to have been hit by the power outage or water shortage. Ministry officials confirmed that 37 are providing treatment and other services as usual, but they have yet to confirm how the other 25 are coping.

Phone Services Remain Limited In Typhoon-hit Areas

Phone services remain limited in typhoon-hit areas

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture, as well as some other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. They cite antenna towers that have been left without power by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall early Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Wednesday afternoon, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 43 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture, as well as five in Kanagawa and one in Shizuoka prefecture. The islands of Oshima and Niijima, which are part of Tokyo, are also experiencing connectivity problems.

Access To Narita Recovers After Typhoon Faxai

Access to Narita recovers after Typhoon Faxai

Transport links to Narita Airport near Tokyo are recovering one day after Typhoon Faxai left about 17,000 people stranded.

Travelers were unable to leave the airport in Chiba Prefecture on Monday, as rail and bus services to Tokyo were suspended. The typhoon made landfall in the prefecture early in the morning.

Tokyo Area Deals With Typhoon Aftermath

Tokyo area deals with typhoon aftermath

People in and around Tokyo are struggling with the aftermath of a powerful typhoon that brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area. Two people are dead, at least 61 injured, and hundreds of thousands of households remain without power.

Typhoon Faxai barreled through eastern Japan from Sunday to Monday. It's moving away from the country, but still packing gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour.

Extent Of Damage Clearer After Typhoon

Extent of damage clearer after typhoon

People in and around Tokyo are now finding out the extent of the damage caused by a powerful typhoon that brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area. One person is dead, at least 41 injured, and hundreds of thousands of households remain without power.

Typhoon Faxai barreled through eastern Japan from Sunday to Monday. It's still packing gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour.

Tokyo Metropolitan Area Surveys Typhoon Damage

Tokyo metropolitan area surveys typhoon damage

People in Tokyo are now finding out the extent of the damage caused by a powerful typhoon that brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area. One person is dead, at least 41 injured, and hundreds of thousands of households are without power.

Weather officials say Typhoon Faxai is moving northeast off Fukushima Prefecture with gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour.

Typhoon Faxai Disrupts Businesses In Tokyo Area

Typhoon Faxai disrupts businesses in Tokyo area

Typhoon Faxai has disrupted business operations at some companies in Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures.

Sony suspended production at its factory in Chiba Prefecture on Monday morning due to a power outage. The plant manufactures PlayStation 4 game consoles.

Typhoon Damage Surveyed In Tokyo Area

Typhoon damage surveyed in Tokyo area

People in Tokyo are surveying the damage after a powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area. One person is dead, at least 36 are injured, and hundreds of thousands of households are without power.

In Chiba prefecture, east of the capital, winds ripped off the wall of gymnasium at a local school.

Tokyo Area Surveys Typhoon Damage

Tokyo area surveys typhoon damage

In Tokyo, people are surveying the damage after a typhoon brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area. More than 10 people have been injured, and hundreds of thousands of households are without power.

The storm scattered cargo containers at the port in Yokohama, south of the capital, and destroyed part of the sea wall.