Picture: AFP/Japan … Japanese kids during disaster prevention training at school.

September 1 was named National Disaster Prevention Day in remembrance of an earthquake that devasted Tokyo in 1923. It was the ninth time for a typhoon to make a landfall in Chiba Prefecture since Japan began taking records. Disaster preparedness is taught from a young age; most people in Japan are aware of the necessary precautions and happy to comply. Japan is hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Suzuka, a … The tournament began on Sept. 20 and goes until Nov. 2. Matches on Saturday were canceled because of the typhoon. Typhoon Hagibis Hits Japan(Typhoon Hagibis Update 2019) by Latest science and technology news - October 12, 2019 2 Since it's wicked-fast intensification earlier in the week from tropical storm to category 5 storm, Typhoon Hagibis has been spinning toward the north-northwest over the western Pacific Ocean. In pictures: Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan It made landfall on Saturday shortly before 19:00 local time (10:00 GMT), in Izu Peninsula, south-west of Tokyo and moved up … Hagibis - meaning "speed" in the Philippine language Tagalog - is Japan's biggest typhoon … The …

A resident walks on a flooded road in Date, Fukushima prefecture on October 13, 2019, one day after Typhoon Hagibis swept through central and eastern Japan.

JAPAN’S TYPHOON Hagibis has claimed at least 69 victims and injured more than 190 after the storm hammered the country, bringing the heaviest …

Typhoon Hagibis has brought deadly flooding and landslides to large parts of Japan. The last such landfall was in August 2016. Japan Meteorological Agency, 1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8122, Japan