Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

National Nov 20, 2019

Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are considering a trip late next month to areas of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that were hit hard by Typhoon Hagibis and subsequent heavy rain, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday. If realized, it will be the imperial couple's first ...

Japan marks one month since deadly Typhoon Hagibis

National Nov 12, 2019

Japan marks one month since deadly Typhoon Hagibis

A month after Typhoon Hagibis roared through central and eastern Japan, friends, family members and neighbors mourned the victims of the powerful storm, which claimed at least 90 lives and flooded tens of thousands of homes. The typhoon made landfall on Honshu on Oct. 12, ...