Rugby World Cup on alert for powerful typhoon

Rugby Oct 7, 2019

Rugby World Cup on alert for powerful typhoon

Rugby World Cup organizers warned Monday that a powerful typhoon forming to the south of Japan could bring fierce winds and torrential rain over the last weekend of the pool stages. Japan's Meteorological Agency (JMA) is tracking Typhoon Hagibis, expected to develop into the highest ...

Typhoon Francisco to lash Kyushu and Shikoku

National Aug 5, 2019

Typhoon Francisco to lash Kyushu and Shikoku

Typhoon Francisco was expected to make landfall in Kyushu on Tuesday, the Meteorological Agency said. The agency warned of potential flooding, mudslides and high waves in the region as the season's eighth typhoon was expected to bring strong winds and torrential rain. Shikoku was also expected ...

South Korean airline T'way cuts Japan routes as bilateral ties founder

Business Jul 23, 2019

South Korean airline T'way cuts Japan routes as bilateral ties founder

South Korean low-cost carrier T'way Air Co. will suspend some regular flights connecting South Korea and three airports in Kyushu. The decision, announced by the Seoul-based carrier Monday, came amid a drop in demand amid deteriorating bilateral relations. Four routes, Kumamoto-Daegu, Oita-Busan, Oita-Muan and Saga-Busan, which ...

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

National Jul 20, 2019

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

Heavy rain pounded islands in southwest Japan as a typhoon headed toward the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, leading the Meteorological Agency to issue the highest-level danger alert for parts of Nagasaki Prefecture. Landslides occurred on Tsushima Island and the Goto Islands in Nagasaki. Two women ...