Although the storm is expected to make landfall near Ishinomaki on Tuesday evening, areas as far south as Osaka could see up to 25 millimeters (1 inch) of rain.
Tokyo is also forecast to see up to 25 millimeters (1 inch) of rainfall in some areas through Wednesday, along with gusty tropical storm force winds, which could put a damper on outdoor Olympic activities.
Rowing events at the Sea Forest Waterway scheduled for Tuesday have been moved to Wednesday and Thursday due to the approaching storm
On the bright side, Nepartak could provide much-needed relief from sweltering heat the Games are enduring this year.
The hot conditions continue to impact events, with tennis players given extra recovery time between games and sets due to the extreme heat.
土曜日, temperatures climbed to nearly 34°C (93°F) across the greater Tokyo region, と “oppressive” humidity levels above 80%.
世界No. 1 Novak Djokovic described the humidity as
“残忍な” after beating Bolivian Hugo Dellien
6-2 6-2 in the men’s tennis singles first round
, while Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev resorted to using a mobile air conditioner to keep himself cool.
Cloud coverage and rainfall brought by Nepartak will provide Tokyo with slightly cooler temperatures around
29 摂氏 (84 華氏度) 火曜日に, による Japan Meteorological Agency.
Tennis is scheduled to continue through the week and could see impacts from Nepartak on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The cooldown will be brief before sunshine and hot temperatures around 33 摂氏 (91 華氏度) return by the end of the week.
After interacting with Japan, Nepartak will make its way over the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, and continue to weaken before dissipating late in the week as it moves over cooler water.