Hagibis now threatens Japan; United cancels flights

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Hagibis could make landfall heavily populated in the Tokai region or the Kanto region, including Tokyo, on Saturday.

Super Typhoon Hagibis, which threatened the Marianas just a few days ago, is now heading for Japan.

According to wire reports, Hagibis could make landfall in the heavily populated Tokai region or the Kanto region, including Tokyo, on Saturday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency has already issued an emergency warning, calling on people to evacuate as soon as possible.

United Airlines has already canceled all flights to and from Japan on Saturday, Oct. 12.

United is also expecting additional flight cancellations and schedule changes for flights departing from and arriving at all airports in Japan on Sunday, Oct. 13.

These flight schedule changes may also affect flights departing from and arriving at the A. B. Won Pat International Airport, Guam.

United has issued a travel waiver for customers traveling through the following airports between Oct. 10 and Oct. 13, 2019:

* Fukuoka, Japan (FUK)
* Nagoya, Japan (NGO)
* Osaka, Japan (KIX)
* Tokyo-Narita, Japan (NRT)
* Tokyo-Haneda, Japan (HND)

Due to the unpredictability of the storm’s path, United urges its customers to check the latest status of their flights at united.com or by calling United Reservations at 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331).

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