Tag - typhoon-khanun



Heavy rain and strong wind hit the city of Fukuoka on Thursday as Tropical Storm Khanun approached the Kyushu region.
JAPAN / Society
Aug 10, 2023
Strong storms likely to affect Bon holiday plans
Plans to travel or meet with friends or family may need a rethink as strong storms approach Japan.
The city of Kagoshima is hit by wind and torrential rain on Wednesday.
Aug 9, 2023
Tropical Storm Khanun lashes southern Japan as second storm nears
As Khanun pounds the south, Tropical Storm Lan may threaten Tokyo just as thousands prepare to travel during a peak holiday season.
People pray at the Peace Park in Nagasaki on Wednesday, the 78th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city.
Aug 9, 2023
Nagasaki urges break from nuclear deterrence at reduced A-bomb ceremony
The ceremony was the first held inside rather than at the city's Peace Park since 1963, and the first not attended by a Japanese leader since 1999.
Rocks are scattered on a road in Motobu, Okinawa Prefecture, as Typhoon Khanun moved around the prefecture on Sunday.
Aug 7, 2023
Typhoon Khanun to approach Kyushu this week
Rainfall of up to 300 millimeters is expected over a 24-hour period through 6 a.m. Tuesday in the Amami area and southern Kyushu.
The city of Nagasaki will hold the ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing indoors on Wednesday this year due to approaching Typhoon Khanun.
Aug 7, 2023
Typhoons push Nagasaki atomic bombing ceremony indoors
The Wednesday event to mark the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki will be observed at the Dejime Messe Nagasaki convention center due to the typhoon.
An electric cable is seen hanging down in Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture, Friday, as thousands of households remained without electricity for a third day after the area was hit by Typhoon Khanun.
Aug 4, 2023
Typhoon Khanun eases off Okinawa, but islands brace for return
The storm is forecast to make a sudden, sharp turn to the east and start heading north toward Japan's main islands.
Damage to buildings in Naha, Okinawa, seen on Aug. 3, after Typhoon Khanun passed through the area
Aug 2, 2023
Typhoon Khanun kills one, cuts power to a third of Okinawa homes
High winds hit power lines in Okinawa Prefecture and knocked out electricity to more than 200,000 households on Wednesday morning.
An image from weather satellite Himawari as of 11 a.m. Monday
Jul 31, 2023
Large typhoon set to approach southern Japan
Typhoon Khanun has already led to the cancellation of flights departing from and arriving in Okinawa.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on