Tag - weather

 
 

WEATHER

Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 23, 2019
Latest Trump line about global warming makes a chilling mistake
With an Arctic blast chilling the northern states, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend that it "Wouldn't be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!"
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2019
Pollen season predicted to arrive in mid-February across much of Japan
If you suffer from pollen allergies and live in eastern or western Japan, forecasters recommend starting treatment as soon as possible.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 3, 2018
Japanese weather observatories shift to forecasting snow over shorter spans
Weather observatories are shifting toward providing snow forecasts for shorter time frames, hoping to better accommodate sudden weather changes and prevent disasters and traffic disruptions.
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 14, 2018
Natural disasters add to growing economic headwinds as GDP contracts in third quarter
Natural disasters this summer combined with global trade frictions were behind the economy's sluggish third-quarter performance, making GDP fall at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, government data showed.
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2018
47 Japanese confirmed safe after flash floods in Jordan
A total of 47 Japanese have been confirmed safe in the historic city of Petra in Jordan after flash floods hit sightseeing spots in the area on Friday, Japanese officials there said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 25, 2018
Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water
Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Oct 3, 2018
Japan's diverse bunch of disaster volunteers are primed for a warming world
In these polarized times, crises bring together people from a range of backgrounds to spread the word about perils linked to climate change.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 1, 2018
Storm warning for the fossil fuel industry
This year's extreme weather will intensify political pressure on fossil fuel firms.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2018
Snarled traffic and snapped trees: Typhoon Trami in pictures
Two people were killed and more than 160 were injured by powerful Typhoon Trami that battered Japan over the weekend, as the storm's aftermath brought travel chaos to morning commuters in the capital.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 30, 2018
LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Trami in Japan
On this liveblog, The Japan Times newsroom will be updating the status of powerful Typhoon Trami as it brings high winds and heavy rain to the Japanese archipelago.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 24, 2018
Philippine farmers struggle to rebuild lives after typhoon decimates crops
The destruction of crops by a powerful typhoon will push people in the Philippines deeper into poverty and prolong recovery efforts, aid agencies said as they called for more assistance for farmers.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Sep 24, 2018
How to sum up Japan's summer of disaster in Japanese?
The summer of 2018 was one for the books — busting meteorological records, wreaking havoc and devastating entire regions along the coast of western Japan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 24, 2018
Extreme weather at the ballot box
It's time for voters everywhere to hold leaders accountable for their failure to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 19, 2018
Climate change: A race against time
Utilizing Japan's superior technology and expertise in clean energy, we must step up to take a lead in the global fight to save the Earth.
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 12, 2018
Climate, hurricanes and the hazards of connecting dots
Warming certainly effects tropical storms, but how?
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 11, 2018
Supertyphoon brewing in Pacific forecast to hit Taiwan and Philippines before bearing down on Hong Kong
A supertyphoon is intensifying in the Pacific and is forecast to barrel through the Philippines and Taiwan this week before heading to Hong Kong and south China.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Sep 8, 2018
When it rains, it pours
'I better dash, we're just about to get on a train to the airport. ... Kyoto? Kyoto was amazing. ... A little wet?'
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 6, 2018
Governments 'not ready' for December climate change summit, says Fiji PM Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama at Bangkok talks
Governments are unprepared for a crucial climate change meeting in Poland later this year aimed at ensuring the full implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama said this week at climate talks in Bangkok.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 4, 2018
Typhoon Jebi, most powerful to hit Japan in 25 years, leaves trail of destruction in Kansai region
The storm disrupted transportation networks, heavily damaged the bridge that leads to Kansai International Airport and knocked out power to over a million homes.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2018
LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi
On this liveblog, The Japan Times newsroom will be updating the status of Typhoon Jebi as it approaches and makes landfall on the Japanese archipelago.

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