The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 209 and 28 missing.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova announces that Russia will cancel a 1998 agreement with Japan allowing Japanese fishermen to operate near the southern Kuril Islands, claiming that Japan is not meeting the financial obligations outlined in the agreement.
Japan closes its border to all newly arrived foreigners and requires its citizens to quarantine on arrival from countries where cases of the Omicron variant have been detected due to fears of the variant.
A senior member of the yakuza, Satoru Nomura, is sentenced to death by a court in Fukuoka, Japan, for ordering four assaults, one of which was deadly. Nomura has denied participating in the crimes. It is the first time that a senior member of the crime group has been sentenced to death.
Typhoon Jongdari hits central and western Japan, injuring at least 21 people and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes. The typhoon is the latest in the series of weather events to affect the country, following devastating floods and a fatal heat wave earlier in the month.
The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 179 while 67 other people are still missing.
The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 155 while several other people are still missing.
The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 126, with over 86 people still reported missing.
The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 94, with over 50 people still reported missing.
Heavy rain in Japan prompts the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people. At least 38 people have died in landslides.