Global Weather News

October 18, 2019: Japan's Emperor Naruhito will formally ascend to the throne on Tuesday, as rescue efforts continue.
October 18, 2019: A bomb cyclone slammed the Northeast this week, leaving thousands of people without power. Meanwhile, California investigators are still trying to pin down the cause of the destructive Saddle Ridge wildfire, and the death toll continued climbing after Typhoon Hagibis unleashed devastating impacts on Japan. And speak...
October 17, 2019: Scores have been killed but Tokyo's flood defenses held strong. The question as more rain comes and storms get stronger is, can they continue to do so?
October 16, 2019: Japanese government says it will spend .5 million on emergency response for evacuees
October 16, 2019: The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis has risen to 72 in Japan, as thousands of residents remain without power or water and evening temperatures hover around 15 degrees Celsius (59 Fahrenheit), according to public broadcaster NHK.
October 16, 2019: The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rose to 73 in Japan on Tuesday as rescuers searched for survivors.
October 16, 2019: The historic rainfall from Typhoon Hagibis that spawned widespread devastating flooding over the weekend in Japan caused several bags that had decontaminated waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster to be swept into a river, according to officials.
October 15, 2019: Japan's nationwide high-speed train system, known as the Shinkansen, felt the brunt of the deadly cyclone Typhoon Hagibis after flooding, relentless rain, and mudslides. The railways run by the Japan Railway Company were battered by torrential downpours, as the storm led to 50 deaths and knocked out power to thousan...
October 15, 2019: The storm was the worst to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.
October 15, 2019: The case has caused huge debate in Japan - and now the prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has weighed in.
October 15, 2019: The government says the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis, which struck over the weekend, was at least 53. It brought record rainfall to parts of the country and forced tens of thousands into shelters.
October 15, 2019: Some facilities that had been damaged in 2011 were hit again over the weekend in a region of Japan that can never seem to catch a break.
October 15, 2019: Official death toll nears 60, with about 20 people still listed missing and 34,000 homes without power
October 15, 2019: Shinzo Abe says pair should have had access to shelter in Tokyo during Typhoon HagibisThe Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has promised to take action after two homeless men were refused access to a shelter as Typhoon Hagibis barrelled into Tokyo.The powerful storm hit Japan’s main island on Saturday with stro...
October 15, 2019: The worst of Typhoon Hagibis may have passed Japan, but the storm is fueling a new wave of outrage after an evacuation center turned away two homeless people as it approached over the weekend as the toll of death and destruction continues to climb.
October 15, 2019: The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rose to 73 in Japan on Tuesday as rescuers searched for survivors.
October 14, 2019: An elderly woman was one of the more than 30 who have died in Japan from the devastating Typhoon Hagibis, officials said.
October 14, 2019: The typhoon has moved away from land - but left in its wake a trail of destruction.
October 14, 2019: Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, with rain forecast to resume later in the day.
October 14, 2019: Hagibis dropped record amounts of rain for a period in some spots, according to meteorological officials, causing more than 20 rivers to overflow.
October 14, 2019: Typhoon Hagibis, which means speed in the Philippine language Tagalog and made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu on Saturday evening, could be the worst storm the country has experienced since 1958, the government said.
October 14, 2019: The once-Super Typhoon Hagibis still packed a punch as it made landfall in Japan, causing evacuation orders for millions of people
October 14, 2019: Nations counts its losses after deadly storm dumped 40% of average annual rainfall in some areasMore than 110,000 rescuers were searching for survivors in Japan in the wake of super-typhoon Hagibis, which has already claimed 40 lives.The storm, which over the weekend dumped 40% of average annual rainfall on some are...
October 14, 2019: Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.
October 14, 2019: Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening with heavy rain, which flooded the city and surrounding areas. The death toll has reached 36 and many people are still missing. Emergency workers swung into action, with helicopters plucking people from flooded buildings and police swimming t...