WorldSuper Typhoon Jebi, a Category 5 storm that’s become the world’s most powerful in 2018, is threatening Japan early next week, with threats to major cities Kyoto, Kobe, and Tokyo.Japan’s main island, Honsho, home to the country’s largest cities, is at risk for up to a foot of rain from Typhoon Jebi, according to the forecast updates. "Rainfall flooding, high winds, battering waves and coastal flooding are expected as Jebi pushes ashore around Tuesday, local time," according to The Weather Channel.Typhoon Jebi’s path and track update suggests the storm will likely aprroach Japan on Monday or early Tuesday next week, but it won’t be at current strength. However, warnings will likely be issued for much of Japan by late this week since Jebi is expected to strike the country at Typhoon strength -- likely category 1 or 2.The latest forecast update for Jebi suggests that typhoon will approach Japan early Tuesday with winds of around 100 … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
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Sep 04, 2:43 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Suman Varandani @suman09 09/04/18 AT 2:10 AM Typhoon Jebi, the most powerful tropical storm to hit Japan in 25 years, made landfall in Tokushima Prefecture in western part of the country early Tuesday. The Meteorological Agency issued warning of heavy rains and strong winds in both the western and eastern regions of the country.More than 600 flights were canceled and fear of heavy flooding and mudslides prompted evacuation plans for almost 300,000 people. Orders were issued in some areas of Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Wakayama prefectures. The typhoon, which has been categorized as “very strong,” was traveling 37 miles south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, at a speed of about 27 miles per hour. The Japan Meteorological Agency said it had sustained winds of 100 miles per hour with gusts to 134 mph.Kansai Airport in Tajiri … [Read more...] about Japan Typhoon Jebi Videos, Photos: Warnings Issued As Powerful Storm Hits
WorldJapan’s main island, Honsho is in Typhoon Jebi’s track and a direct hit is expected early next week, according to the latest forecast updates.Typhoon Jebi’s path shows the storm striking the Chugoku region, including the Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori, and Yamaguchi prefectures.When will Typhoon Jebi hit Japan? The latest track updates from the Japan Meteorological Agency said odds are high that Jebi will make landfall on the island of Honsho early Tuesday morning, bringing major impact and risk.The weather agency has issued warnings for Jebi’s approach, saying the storm could deliver high waves, flooding and landslides to southern Honshu. Typhoon Jebi is expected to approach Japan as the country’s strongest storm this year. Already, the area where Jebi is expected to make landfall has suffered from flooding and landslides in July that killed more than 200 people, making it one of Japan’s worst weather disasters in years.Recommended … [Read more...] about Typhoon Jebi Track Update: When Will Typhoon Jebi Hit Japan?
News / World by Press Association 04/09/2018, 2:56 pm Updated: 04/09/2018, 4:40 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main international airport and strong winds to blow a tanker into a bridge. At least two people were killed as the storm disrupted land and air travel and left thousands stranded. Jebi, reportedly the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993, headed north across the main island of Honshu towards the Sea of Japan. It was off the northern coast of Fukui on Tuesday evening with sustained winds of 78mph and gusts up to 110mph, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. A man in his 70s died apparently after being blown to the ground from his apartment in Osaka prefecture, while a 71-year-old died when a storage unit collapsed on him, officials said. NHK public television said 126 people were injured in … [Read more...] about Huge typhoon leaves Japanese airport under water and strands thousands
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 18, 2019, 2:15 AM GMT / Updated Feb. 18, 2019, 3:08 AM GMT By Alex Johnson and Arata Yamamoto Just as President Donald Trump claimed last week, Japan's prime minister has, indeed, nominated Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize — at the request of the White House — one of Japan's largest newspapers reported Sunday. Trump boasted at a news conference on Friday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had given him a copy of a five-page letter he'd sent to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which selects the annual Peace Prize laureates. Referring to Abe, Trump said: "He said: 'I have nominated you, respectfully, on behalf of Japan. I am asking them to give you the Nobel Peace Prize.' I said, 'Thank you.'" The national newspaper Asahi Shimbun, citing multiple Japanese government sources, reported Sunday that the U.S. government … [Read more...] about Japan nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize after White House asked, newspaper reports