Coldest morning in Japan this winter

Coldest morning in Japan this winter

Temperatures in northern Japan plunge to their lowest this winter due to a cold air mass hovering above the archipelago.

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Halo ring around the sun

Halo ring around the sun

Kentaro Araki from the JMA explains how a halo, or rainbow ring around the sun, is formed.

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Snow crab fishing season starts

Snow crab fishing season starts

The snow crab fishing season kicks off in Japan.

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Hokkaido gets first snow

Hokkaido gets first snow

Parts of Hokkaido get the first snowfall this season.

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Drone delivers relief goods to isolated Tokyo area

Drone delivers relief goods to isolated Tokyo area

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government uses a drone to deliver relief goods to an area isolated following Typhoon Hagibis.

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Restoration in progress in flood hit Chiba Prefecture

Restoration in progress in flood hit Chiba Prefecture

Restoration is in progress in flood-hit Chiba Prefecture east of Tokyo.

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Eruption alert raised for Kuchinoerabu

Eruption alert raised for Kuchinoerabu

Weather officials raise the eruption alert level for Kuchinoerabu Island in Kagoshima Prefecture.

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Heavy rain lashes Tokyo area

Heavy rain lashes Tokyo area

Record heavy rain lashes the Tokyo area due to combined effects of low pressure and Typhoon Bualoi.

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Flood-hit Fukushima schools resume classes

Flood-hit Fukushima schools resume classes

Three flood-hit elementary schools in Fukushima Prefecture resume classes at other schools' classrooms.

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Mt  Fuji sports first snowcap of season

Mt Fuji sports first snowcap of season

Mt. Fuji gets its first snowcap this season.

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