Typhoon Hagibis brings vivid purple sky to parts of Japan

CBS NewsAs people in Japan braced for a powerful typhoon Friday night, they looked up to see a strange phenomenon: a bright purple sky. Typhoon Hagibis brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region and is expected to be Japan's worst in six decades.

October 12th 2019


Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan as earthquake strikes

CBS NewsA heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall southwest of the city. Shortly before the storm made landfall an earthquake shook the ...

October 12th 2019


What to Know as Typhoon Hagibis Nears Japan

The New York TimesThe Japan Meteorological Agency said early Saturday afternoon that sustained winds from the typhoon had been measured at about 100 miles per hour, with gusts of up to 135 m.p.h. The storm, which was moving north toward Japan's mainland at about 18 ...

October 12th 2019


One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches, over a million advised to evacuate

ReutersTyphoon Hagibis, which means “speed” in the Philippine language Tagalog, is due to make landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu late on Saturday, a month after one of the strongest typhoons to hit the country in recent years destroyed or damaged ...

October 12th 2019


At least one dead as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan

CNNTyphoon Hagibis, one of the worst storms to hit Japan this year, comes as the country hosts the Rugby World Cup. Two matches, England-France and New Zealand-Italy, were preemptively canceled due to the storm, and World Cup authorities said they were ...

October 12th 2019


Typhoon Hagibis: Japan orders evacuations as storm arrives

The GuardianHundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A number of municipal governments ...

October 12th 2019


Flights canceled, preparations underway as super typhoon barrels toward Japan

Hawaii News NowHONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Japan's meteorological agency is warning that a super typhoon barreling toward central Japan could bring record rains and catastrophic flooding. Typhoon Hagibis is expected to strike Japan this weekend, packing ...

October 12th 2019


Typhoon Hagibis Could Match Fury of 1958 Storm That Killed 1200 in Japan

The New York TimesKYONAN, Japan — Typhoon Hagibis swirled toward Japan early Saturday morning, as residents in the most vulnerable areas moved to evacuation centers and forecasters issued extreme weather warnings for multiple prefectures along the country's eastern ...

October 12th 2019


The Century's Strongest Super-Typhoon Hagibis Is About To Hit Japan—1600 Flights Canceled

ForbesThe streets of Tokyo outside my window are currently getting a little quieter, but there is absolutely no sense of panic in Japan's capital. Typhoons are common-place in Japan, and the infrastructure has been built to withstand regular storms each year.

October 11th 2019


Japan braces for monster typhoon bearing down on Tokyo area

CBS NewsThey explained the makeshift sandbags would be stacked around the entrance, in hopes of preventing storm surge flooding from Saturday's super-typhoon, Hagibis. The store won't be open for business, of course. Across central and eastern Japan, home to ...

October 11th 2019