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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement:

Headline: Japan: Typhoon Malakas

Japan: Typhoon Malakas

Typhoon Malakas is expected to start impacting southern Japan from Monday 19th September 2016. You should expect strong winds, heavy rain and storm surges during this time.

New Zealanders in Japan are advised to follow the advice of local authorities at all times (including any evacuation orders) and seek suitable shelter. Visitors and tourists staying in travel accommodation should follow the guidance of accommodation management and/or tour operators. It is generally considered sensible practice not to venture outdoors and remain well away from the sea and rivers. You should make contact with your travel provider or airline for information on any transport disruptions.

New Zealanders in Japan are advised to update their SafeTravel registration information or take this opportunity to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

New Zealanders in Japan requiring emergency assistance should contact the local emergency services on the following numbers:

Fire and Ambulance: 119

Police: 110

New Zealanders requiring urgent consular assistance may contact the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo on the following number: +81 3 346 72271

Associated Advisories:

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