Tropical storm threatens Olympic events in Japan

Tropical storm threatens Olympic events in Japan

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics were forced to reschedule rowing and archery because of the threat of severe winds. Japan’s meteorological service said Tropical Storm Nepartak, packing winds of up to 108 kilometres per hour, was anticipated to make landfall Tuesday.

In addition to Fukushima, this storm is moving from the Tokyo area to northeastern provinces. But the agency warned of heavy rain, wind and strong waves over a wide area, including the capital, including the capital. the rowing and archery events that were scheduled to take place on the 27th have been rescheduled,” Tokyo 2020 announced. No arrangements have been made to adjust the schedule of any other events scheduled to take place on Tuesday as of this writing. They said they will keep a close watch on the weather prediction and execute contingency procedures “should the necessity arise.” Earlier this month, a deadly avalanche rocked the vacation town of Atami, killing 21 people and leaving six more missing. In light of the storm, several train services, including bullet trains, will be suspended Tuesday afternoon. In addition to typhoon, the Meteorological Agency dubbed Nepartak a tropical storm. From May to October, the typhoon season in Japan peaks in August and October. When the Rugby World Cup was held in Japan in 2019, Typhoon Hagibis struck the country. During the storm, more than 100 people were murdered, and the organisers were forced to cancel three matches.

This year’s Winter Olympics opened on Friday following a year-long pandemic delay. Because of the risk of coronavirus, spectators are prohibited from most places.

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