1. Weather officials in Japan are forecasting localized torrential rainfalls in eastern and northern Japan and are warning of flooding in areas hard-hit by Typhoon Hagibis.
  2. Japan’s industry minister Isshu Sugawara has resigned over reports of a possible electoral law violation.
  3. The European Parliament has awarded its annual human rights prize to jailed economist Ilham Tohti for his work to defend ethnic Uighur minority.