At least six killed by Typhoon Jebi, Kansai International Airport flooded
04 September, 2018, 16:48 | Author: Jason Torres
The meteorological agency said in a televised warning the system could trigger violent winds, landslides and flooding in the southern and southwestern parts of the archipelago, as well as high tides, lightning and tornadoes.
According to an Asahi Shimbun survey, evacuation orders or warnings had been issued to 683,000 residents of 10 prefectures as of 11 a.m. on September 4.
There were also reports of blackouts in Gifu, Aichi and Mie prefectures.
He also instructed his cabinet to "take all measures possible". Prime Minister Shinzo Abe canceled a scheduled trip to Kyushu, Japan's southernmost main island, to oversee the government's response to the typhoon, Kyodo said. Jebi is predicted to bring heavy rains through Wednesday.
Typhoon Jebi, whose name means swallow in Korean, is the latest spate of record-breaking, deadly weather patterns to hit the island nation this summer, after historic floods, landslides, and a heat wave killed at least 300 people.
Typhoon Jebi, with winds of up to 216 kilometres (135 miles) per hour, swept a tanker anchored in Osaka Bay into a bridge and partially flooded Kansai International Airport on an island in the bay.
A couple watches waves hitting a coast of Shirahara town. Another man in his 60s fell two meters into a rice paddy in the city of Mima.
A total of 585 domestic and 13 global flights were cancelled, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pulled out of a planned trip to Fukuoka in the southern island of Kyushu, to deal with the disaster response.
Hundreds of flights, trains and ferries had to be cancelled. West Japan Railway Co. halted all local services in the area's three main cities by noon.
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Tomonori Kawaguchi, a 63-year-old company employee who lives in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, who was on his way to his office said he planned to "head home earlier".
"This is awful. I might not be able to return" for a while, she said.
The Universal Studios Osaka also suspended its services. It depends on the typhoon.
An airport spokeswoman said the airport did not know when it could resume operations.
While around 500 mm of rainfall is likely to pound central Japan, another 400mm of downpour might fall in the western part of the country.
If the typhoon lands on Japan with a maximum sustained wind speed of 44 meters per second or more, it would be the first typhoon to do this since the 13th typhoon of 1993, according to the agency.
The eye of the storm will be located around Osaka, however Japan's capital city of Tokyo will feel the brunt as Jebi rolls in.
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