Articles tagged “typhoon”

Japan’s Wake-Up Call on Climate Change: Flooded Bullet Trains

Japan’s Wake-Up Call on Climate Change: Flooded Bullet Trains

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press

The reality is that countries at risk must prepare for natural disasters of increasing frequency and intensity. Governments need to grapple with investment in emergency preparedness and infrastructure built to withstand events like Typhoon Hagibis that, while extremely costly, can no longer be neglected.

8 months ago

Typhoon Prompts Closing of Runways at Japan’s Third Largest Airport

Typhoon Prompts Closing of Runways at Japan’s Third Largest Airport

Chikafumi Hodo and Ichiro Suzuki, Bloomberg

Expect major disruptions as Kansai International Airport closes on Sunday ahead of a powerful typhoon blowing through. Travelers won't be happy, but precaution is good.

2 years ago