October 1. Friday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Typhoon Mindulle is bringing violent winds and heavy rain to Tokyo’s Izu Islands, as well as to the Kanto region as it passes nearby.
2.Japan’s tourism industry is one sector hoping for a quick return to normal after the state of emergency expired on Thursday. Some companies have already resumed bus tours. Tourists gathered at a bus terminal in central Tokyo at around 7:30 a.m. on Friday. Fourteen people set off on a day trip to Nagano Prefecture in central Japan to pick grapes and enjoy a meal at a French restaurant.
3. Former Sumo Yokozuna Grand Champion Hakuho says he had no hesitation about his decision to retire, and is now filled with relief. The former Yokozuna spoke to reporters alongside his stable master Miyagino on Friday, one day after he ended his 20-year career and took the stable master name of Magaki. He won a record 45 grand sumo tournament titles.