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In the event that you encounter an earthquake, typhoon, or other disaster during your trip to Kyoto, use the following websites to get the most up-to-date information to keep yourself safe.

Weather Warnings and Alerts for the Kinki (Around Osaka and Kyoto) Region, Japan Meteorological Agency

Click here (multi-language)

Natural Disaster News (NHK World)

Click here (multi-language)

Safety Tips for Travelers, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

The Japan Tourism Agency provides information on natural disasters, transportation and transit information, helpful contact lists, and more.
Click here (multi-language)

00000JAPAN, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication

“00000JAPAN” (Five Zero Japan) is a Free Wi-Fi Service which is open to the public and can be used by anyone in the event of a disaster.

Guide Map for People Stranded by Disasters

If you are not able to return to your accommodation after an earthquake, please refer to this to find out what you should do.
Click here (pdf)(Language: English, Chinece, Korean)

Emergency Screen in Case of Disaster

This website, produced by the City of Kyoto provides evacuation information, weather notices and disaster warnings, railway information, and much more.
Click here  (multi-language)

Real-Time Train Status in Kyoto

Click here  (multi-language)

Real-Time Flight and Airport Status

Click here (multi-language)

Japan Visitor Hotline (JNTO)

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the event of an accident and emergency.
Click here  (Language:English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese)

List of Embassies and Consulates-General in Japan, Ministry of Foreign affairs of Japan

Use this page to find the website of your country or its embassy if it has one available.
Click here  (multi-language)