1. Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued a heavy rain emergency warning for parts of Fukuoka, Saga, and Nagasaki prefectures in the country’s southwestern region of Kyushu. The warning is the highest level on the agency’s scale.
  2. Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko clinched a second term in the capital’s gubernatorial election on Sunday, receiving the second-highest number of votes cast on record.
  3. Reelected Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko says she will swiftly set up a Tokyo version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide people with accurate information on coronavirus infections.