Warning alert on Typhoon Mitag (Typhoon No. 18)

Last Updated: October 5, 0:00JST

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon Mitag (18th typhoon) has changed its form to temperate cyclone, however, is causing heavy rain in Tohoku and Hokuriku, moving northward to Hokkaido. Unstable weather might also affect transport delays and suspensions. Please check below websites for the latest information on airports, flights and train services.

Travelers visiting Japan are advised to monitor local weather reports, follow directions from local officials and take other appropriate actions as needed.

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JNTO official Twitter account provides useful information on weather warnings, advisories and latest news of transportation services in case of natural disasters.

Japan Visitor Hotline

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies. Support is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

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Other Railways

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Safety Tips for Travelers

Japan Tourism Agency's "Safety tips for travelers" contains links to other sites controlled by third-party information providers on weather information, weather warning & advisories, news, medical information, and list of embassies and consulates-generals in Japan.

Medical Needs and 24/7 Multilingual Support

Japan Tourism Agency's "Guide for when you are feeling ill " provides medical institutions information, search function, and guideline. The website is available in English, Chinese, and Korean.

Tourist information centers throughout Japan certified by JNTO can offer practical information about airport facilities, flights, accommodation and transport. Please check the website below to find the information centers nearby.

Further queries may be directed to JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC) at 03-3201-3331 (or +81-3-3201-3331 from outside Japan) available 24/7 in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages.

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