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.

National Dec 6, 2014

Heavy snow blankets parts of Chubu, Kansai

Heavy snow fell on central and western Japan early Saturday as the Meteorological Agency warned of more to come through Sunday. By midday, as cold air blanketed a large chunk of Honshu, more than 80 cm of snow had blanketed Kuzuryu, Fukui Prefecture, and Wayata, ...