Rugby World Cup 2019: Full force of Typhoon Hagibis felt as players share experiences from hotel rooms

While Japan may be used to extreme weather, some current tourists aren't, as Typhoon Hagibis lashed out on the Rugby World Cup host nation. 

The typhoon - possibly the worst in 60 years - pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday.

One man was killed in Chiba, 60 people were injured and more than 7 million people asked to leave their homes. 

All Blacks halfback Brad Weber posted a video showing some swinging back-and-forth.

"Wow. Typhoon winds so strong it's pushing our hotel around," Weber tweeted. 

But the most alarming videos came from Scotland's players. Hooker Fraser Brown tweeted a video of the team hotel in Yokohama, swaying as wind gusts reached 145km/h.

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw, along with fullback Blair Kinghorn, also shared videos of the hotel shaking. 

On Saturday, a video showed the Japanese team having to walk through knee-deep water to get to their Tokyo training field.

The Scots will hope the typhoon has cleared when they wake up on Sunday morning, as they wait anxiously to see if their must-win game against Japan will go ahead or not. 

Japan lead Scotland by four points, after three victories, and cancellation would result in the match being declared a draw, meaning the Scots would be eliminated from the tournament. 

A safety and pitch inspection was due at 10am (NZ time), with a final decision expected within two hours.

Canada's dead-rubber match against Namibia is also in doubt. 

"Our primary consideration is the safety of everyone," a World Rugby spokesman said. "We will undertake detailed venue inspections as soon as practically possible with an announcement following as soon as decisions are made in the morning.

"Our message to fans continues be stay indoors today, stay safe, and monitor official Rugby World Cup social and digital channels."

Two Rugby World Cup games scheduled for Saturday have already been cancelled and declared as draws - England v France and New Zealand v Italy.

Should the Scotland v Japan match get cancelled, the Scottish Rugby Union has threatened legal action against World Rugby. 

Formula One has also cancelled qualifying races for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

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