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Typhoon Jebi highlights vulnerability of offshore Kansai airport

National Sep 6, 2018

Typhoon Jebi highlights vulnerability of offshore Kansai airport

The typhoon that crippled Kansai International Airport and left thousands of passengers stranded at the facility has exposed the vulnerability of airports built offshore, while also highlighting the challenges facing airport operators in delivering the kind of information the public needs during emergencies. Japan's third-busiest ...

Kansai counts the cost of Typhoon Jebi

National Sep 5, 2018

Kansai counts the cost of Typhoon Jebi

by Eric Johnston

Osaka and the Kansai region spent Wednesday cleaning up after Typhoon Jebi roared through the area Tuesday, causing widespread damage. Most businesses in central Osaka reopened and trains and subways were running normally. But with Kansai International Airport still out of operation, thousands of passengers ...

IN PICTURES: The terrifying force of Typhoon Jebi

Images / News Sep 5, 2018

IN PICTURES: The terrifying force of Typhoon Jebi

The physical force of the high winds brought by Typhoon Jebi was immediately apparently to residents of western Japan: tractor tailors were toppled, massive tankers were pushed into bridges, rooftops and large trees were tossed like children's toys. Here is a gallery of the damage ...

Businesses across Kansai reeling in aftermath of powerful Typhoon Jebi

Business Sep 5, 2018

Businesses across Kansai reeling in aftermath of powerful Typhoon Jebi

Businesses in Kansai were reeling Wednesday from the impact of a powerful typhoon that devastated the area the previous day, with disruptions hitting tourism operators, stores, theme parks and food supply chains. Kansai International Airport, a key transport and cargo hub located on an artificial ...

LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi

National Sep 5, 2018

LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi

Live updates from The Japan Times newsroom and social media about Typhoon Jebi —  the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years — as it wreaks havoc on the archipelago.