Hagibis is wreaking havoc on mainland Japan and is expected to bring with it the heaviest rain and winds in sixty years. More than a million people have been advised to evacuate.
The tropical cyclone was expected to make landfall late Saturday on the main island of Honshu.
Of the three matches scheduled to take place on Saturday, only one — Ireland vs Samoa — will go on as planned while England's match against France and the clash between New Zealand and Italy have been cancelled.
Pictures have emerged showing the devastation caused by the most powerful storm to hit Japan in a quarter of a century.
Typhoon Jebi has lashed down on Tokushima prefecture, bringing some of the most powerful winds and rainfall seen in 25 years.
Authorities have warned of flash floods and landslides as the storm moves towards the country's northeast. It could bring strong winds to the Tokyo area by Sunday evenging.
The Japanese island of Honshu has been hitt by floods as Tropical Storm Noru heads up the coast
Typhoon Noru takes aim at central Japan
Typhoon Nanmadol hits Nagasaki bringing winds of up to 144km/h and possible landslides and flooding.
Hawaii is bracing itself for the arrival of Hurricane Madeline which is sweeping across the Pacific towards the island chain.
Let’s hope it is not like this in Tokyo four years from now!
Authorities urged 350,000 people to evacuate their homes as Typhoon Nangka made landfall.
The strongest storm to hit Japan this year battered the southern islands of Kyushu and Shikoku early on Monday, brought heavy rain to Tokyo and