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Typhoon Jebi in Japan

Strongest Typhoon in 20 years

Update September 7, 2018

Here are the updated situations in Osaka, Kobe and Hokkaido (Sapporo and Tomakomai) after Japan has been hit by two natural disasters this week.

On 9/4, the strongest typhoon in 25 years hit the Osaka and Kobe area with high water and strong winds. On 9/6, a magnitude 6.7 earthquakes had occurred in Sapporo and Tomakomai area and the power supply was shut down. However, seaports and airports in those areas have already started to recover from disasters.

Meanwhile, Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya seaports and Narita/Tokyo airport and most parts of Japan are operating as normal.

 

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Please be aware that on September 4, Japan was hit by the strongest typhoon in 20 years. Osaka (JPOSA) and Kobe (JPUKB) seaports are still closed as of today. Kansai/Osaka airport (KIX) will be closed at least by 15:00 on September 6. Those airports and seaports have not announced when they will get back to normal operations.

However, Tokyo (JPTYO), Yokohama (JPYOK) seaports, Narita/Tokyo airport (NRT) and most ports in Japan are operating as normal.

We will keep you updated. Please ask us if you have any questions and concerns on particular shipments.

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