A man rides a moped through a flooded street due to a typhoon in Tokyo on Monday. Photograph: Kyodo News via AP

A typhoon blew across the Tokyo metropolitan area on Monday morning, killing one person and causing dozens of injuries, while disrupting rush-hour tra(...)

A car  is stuck on a road damaged by an earthquake in Sapporo, Hokkaido prefecture on September 6th. Photograph: Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images

A powerful earthquake on Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido has killed nine people and injured hundreds more after dozens of landslides crus(...)

Workers conduct repair work on a destroyed embankment along Odagawa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. A typhoon is set to add to the problems posed by recent weather events in the country. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters.

More than 100 flights were cancelled in Japan and residents already reeling from deadly floods sand-bagged rivers and prepared for more evacuations a(...)

Police check a collapsed road following an earthquake in Takatsuki, north of Osaka prefecture on Monday. Photograph: Jiji Press/STR/Getty Images

A child crushed by a collapsing wall was among the victims of a powerful earthquake that struck around Osaka, Japan’s second-largest metropolis, on Mo(...)

Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant on Tuesday. Photograph: Jimimasa Mayama/EPA

Tsunami warnings have been lifted after an earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant.(...)

An aerial view shows a damaged home for the elderly caused by a flood triggered by Typhoon Lionrock, where local media say nine bodies were found, in Iwaizumi town, Japan. Photograph: Kyodo/via   Reuters

Nine people were killed when floods hit an old people’s home in Japan, police said on Wednesday, taking the death toll from a typhoon battering northe(...)

A road newly damaged by the 7.3 magnitude earthquake  on Saturday April 16th, 2016 in Mashiki, Kumamoto, Japan. Photograph: Taro Karibe/Getty Images

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has struck southern Japan, just over 24 hours after a quake killed nine people and injured at least 1,000 in the same area.(...)

A woman cleans up in front of her collapsed house in the town of Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture on April 15, 2016.

Aftershocks rattled communities in southern Japan as businesses and residents examined the widespread damage from an unusually strong earthquake in wh(...)

People are rescued from vehicles by firefighters in Joso, Japan,  flooded by the Kinugawa river. Photograph: Reuters

Unprecedented rain in Japan unleashed heavy floods that tore houses from their foundations, uprooted trees and forced more than 100,000 people from th(...)

Alexander Pama, head of the national disaster agency, shows the digital path of Typhoon Hagupit following a press briefing inside the military headquarters east of Manila, Philippines. Philippine authorities have begun to evacuate coastal areas that could be hit by the storm. Photograph: Denis Sabangan/EPA

Schools and government offices have been shut in parts of the central Philippines and residents are stocking up on supplies as provinces yet to recove(...)

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