August 15, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. A severe tropical storm is expected to make landfall and move through western Japan by Thursday evening.
  2. People in Japan are observing a solemn anniversary on Thursday. August 15 is the day Japan marks the end of World War II and pray for peace.
  3. Most of demonstrators have left Hong Kong International Airport, but protests continued on the streets.