weather

How to dress for the weather: A guide from Japan

A simple life hack you can use anywhere in the world.

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Flood victims send SOS tweets on Twitter in wake of Typhoon Hagibis

Residents trapped by rising floodwaters use special disaster hashtags to get the attention of the Self-Defence Forces.

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Typhoon Hagibis turns Tokyo into an eerie ghost town【Pics, Video】

In Akihabara, giant screens blared happy tunes to deserted streets as a life-threatening typhoon approached Japan.

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Typhoon Hagibis turns skies in Japan purply pink, makes people fear the end is nigh

If this is the last day of the world, it sure looks beautiful.

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Typhoon warning from NHK Japan “to all foreigners” causes controversy online

There’s a fine line between kindly simplifying the Japanese language and offensively dumbing it down for foreign readers.

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Japan’s first snowfall of the season comes to Hokkaido before September ends【Video, photos】

Snow falls in Hokkaido before Tokyo even needs to get out its fall fashions.

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Typhoon Faxai strands thousands at Narita Airport in Japan【Pics & Video】

Store shelves stripped of goods as suspended services leave people with “no escape” at airport.

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Typhoon Faxai makes landfall in Japan, batters Tokyo area 【Pics & Video】

Haneda Airport one of the areas damaged by strong winds and torrential rain.

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High pollen levels in Eastern Japan create pretty rainbow suns

It probably doesn’t make the suffering any better, but it’s very pretty nonetheless.

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Is it cold enough in Hokkaido for banana hammers?

Our northern reporter dares to dream of a banana that can drive a nail through wood.

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Aika Okita surprises everyone with a very different look offscreen.

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Typhoon Trami batters Japan, hits close to Tokyo with fierce winds 【Photos & Videos】

Trami travelled on a path up the centre of the mainland, shaking buildings and nerves around the country.

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Astronaut’s assessment of Super Typhoon Trami isn’t filling us with confidence

You know you’re in for a rough time when a storm freaks out someone who has literally seen all of the earth. 

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Explosions, toppled trucks, massive sea waves all part of Typhoon Jebi’s destructive force【Vids】

”It’s like Godzilla is attacking.”

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Thousands trapped as typhoon floods Osaka airport runway, sends tanker crashing into only bridge

Typhoon makes Kansai International’s runway indistinguishable from the ocean around the island, turns 5.7 million-pound boat into instrument of havoc.

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Typhoon Jebi hits too close to home, wreaks havoc on my Osaka neighborhood【Videos】

Until Jebi pounded into Osaka, I realized I’d never really experienced a typhoon before.

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Powerful typhoon turns downtown Osaka into a ghost town【Photos】

As Typhoon Jebi approaches the downtown area, everyone else wants to get out of it.

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Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, blows away cars, roofs, and building facades 【Pics & Videos】

Part of the roof at Kyoto Station also fell in as staff scrambled for safety.

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Massive storm lights up Tokyo with thousands of lightning strikes 【Pics & Videos】

It was the strongest thunderstorm to hit the capital in years.

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Intense rainfall suddenly floods part of Tokyo’s Asagaya neighborhood【Video】

Japan’s “guerrilla rain” launches a summer squall sneak attack.

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