Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

 Sena Takano

Japan's Sena Takano and Japan's Anna Yamazaki competes in the women's skiff 49er FX race 1 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sailing competition at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on July 27, 2021.

Photo credit: Peter Parks | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Japan's typhoon season runs from around May to October, peaking in August and September.
  • In 2019, Typhoon Hagibis hit as Japan hosted the Rugby World Cup, killing more 100 people.



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