Heavy Snowfall Likely In Western Japan

Heavy snowfall likely in western Japan

Weather officials are forecasting heavy snow in western Japan, and warn that traffic may be disrupted.

Japan has been having a mild winter, but a cold air mass is bringing snow to some areas of western Japan.

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.

Warnings Continue In Western Japan For Floods

Warnings continue in western Japan for floods

Weather officials in Japan are warning of floods and landslides, one day after deadly rains slammed parts of the country prompting emergency warnings -- and the rain is still falling.

Another person was found dead -- bringing the total to three.

Floods, Landslides In Western Japan

Floods, landslides in western Japan

Torrential rain has been pounding much of western Japan, triggering floods and landslides. The extreme weather has left two people dead and another unconscious. One person has been reported missing.

The severe storm was caused by an active front system.

Heavy Rains Pound Western Japan

Heavy rains pound western Japan

One man is dead and two others are without vital signs as weather officials warn residents to evacuate immediately. They've issued their highest emergency warning for three prefectures in Kyushu. Saga, Fukuoka and Nagasaki are being drenched with heavy rain.

Evacuation orders and advisories have been issued to about 1.6 million people across the country.

Storm Krosa Barrels Through Western Japan

Storm Krosa barrels through western Japan

Tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead, 49 injured and one other missing . Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

The Meteorological Agency says the storm is moving north after bringing torrential rain to Hiroshima and Shimane prefectures.

Storm Krosa Batters Western Japan

Storm Krosa batters western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

Krosa Leaves 1 Dead In Western Japan

KROSA LEAVES 1 DEAD IN WESTERN JAPAN

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Krosa Batters Western Japan

Krosa batters western Japan

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hits Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hits western Japan

A severe tropical storm battering western Japan has left one person dead and at least 23 others injured. Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa made landfall near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m. local time.The storm is moving north -- bringing violent winds and torrential rain.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hitting Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hitting western Japan

A severe tropical storm has made landfall in western Japan. Officials urge people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides. One person has been killed. At least 21 others have been injured.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa landed near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m.. The storm is moving north, bringing violent winds.