Typhoon Hagibis - updates

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Rescuers hunt for missing as landslides, floods kill 10 in Japan

Oct 26, 2019 - 5:22 PM

This comes 2 weeks after Typhoon Hagibis leaves more than 80 dead in the east coast of Japan

STORM. Residents and military personnel come to see the flooded river after heavy rains in Sakura city, Chiba prefecture on October 26, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Japan plans to postpone imperial parade over typhoon

Oct 17, 2019 - 4:47 PM

The parade, originally scheduled for October 22, would mark the official proclamation of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement

EMPEROR NARUHITO. Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako make their first public appearance after ascending to the throne at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 4, 2019.  File photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

FALSE: Photo of Japan's stormy skies 'during Typhoon Hagibis'

Oct 17, 2019 - 2:55 PM

A photo of an ominous-looking cloud supposedly taken in typhoon-hit Japan is actually from the United States

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Oct 16, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his government will offer 710 million yen ($6.5 million) to help areas affected by the storm

AFTERMATH. A family rest at an evacuation shelter in Nagano on October 14, 2019, after Typhoon Hagibis crashed into Japan on October 12, unleashing high winds and torrential rain across 36 of the country's 47 prefectures, and triggering landslides and catastrophic flooding. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll tops 70

Oct 15, 2019 - 12:31 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says there is no plan to slow rescue operations, with around 110,000 police, coast guard, firefighters and military troops involved

AFTER THE STORM. A woman looks at flood-damaged homes in Nagano on October 15, 2019, after Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan on October 12 unleashing high winds, torrential rain and triggered landslides and catastrophic flooding. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Oct 14, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Rescue work that is continuing into the night risks being hampered by additional rain falling in central and eastern Japan that officials warn could cause fresh flooding and landslides

AFTERMATH. Japan Self-Defense Forces evacuate residents from a flooded area during search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture on October 14, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press//AFP

Philippines to offer humanitarian aid to typhoon-hit Japan

Oct 13, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Malacañang says the Philippine embassy in Tokyo 'is closely monitoring the situation and is now in coordination with members of the Filipino community' affected by Typhoon Hagibis

Damaged houses caused by weather patterns from Typhoon Hagibis are seen in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019. - Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on October 12 claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than a million people. (Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Oct 13, 2019 - 8:50 AM

(6th UPDATE) Typhoon Hagibis weakens and backs off land, but leaves a trail of destruction in its wake

A damaged vehicle sits in a ditch next to a badly damaged house after strong winds brought by Typhoon Hagibis hit the area in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019. - Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on October 12 claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than a million people. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Japan braces for 'large, very strong' Typhoon Hagibis

Oct 12, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Japan's Meteorological Agency says Hagibis is an unusually large storm and is expected to bring 'brutal winds and violent seas' to large swathes of the country

Damaged houses caused by weather patterns from Typhoon Hagibis are seen in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019. - Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on October 12 claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than a million people. (Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

AirAsia cancels, reschedules flights to Japan due to Typhoon Hagibis

Oct 12, 2019 - 2:04 PM

AirAsia cancels and reschedules at least 40 flights going to and from Japan

1 dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Oct 12, 2019 - 10:18 AM

(UPDATED) Hours before the worst of the storm arrived, outer bands of Typhoon Hagibis claims the first casualty in Chiba, east of Tokyo

STRONG TYPHOON. A pedestrian holds an umbrella as rain falls in Morioka, Iwate prefecture on October 12, 2019, ahead of Typhoon Hagibis' expected landfall in central or eastern Japan later in the evening. Photo by Charly Triballeau/AFP

Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Hagibis

Oct 11, 2019 - 12:51 PM

(UPDATED) Typhoon Hagibis is downgraded slightly from its 'super typhoon' status, but is still forecast to have maximum gusts of 216 kilometers per hour when it makes landfall late Saturday, October 12

TYPHOON HAGIBIS. Japan Meteorological Agency forecast division director Yasushi Kajihara holds a press conference on Typhoon Hagibis, at the agency in Tokyo on October 11, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Typhoon Hagibis no longer expected to enter PAR

Oct 10, 2019 - 6:55 PM

But PAGASA says the trough or extension of Typhoon Hagibis will affect the Visayas and Mindanao

Typhoon Hagibis' stay inside PAR might be brief

Oct 08, 2019 - 6:25 PM

PAGASA Weather Specialist Aldczar Aurelio says Typhoon Hagibis might just pass through the right corner of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Typhoon Hagibis strengthens further outside PAR

Oct 07, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Typhoon Hagibis is 2,630 kilometers east of Southern Luzon as of Monday afternoon, October 7, still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Hagibis strengthens into typhoon outside PAR

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Typhoon Hagibis has maximum winds of 120 km/h and gustiness of up to 150 km/h as of Monday morning, October 7