Englands climax to the World Cup group stage against France is facing the triple threat of Super Typhoon Hagibis of injury, sickness and the approach.
Captain Owen Farrell along with hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie happen to be struck down by a stomach bug, while Billy Vunipola, Jack Nowell and Joe Marler have been treated because of collapses sustained in Saturdays victory over Argentina.
But the biggest concern about the Pool C decider could be from one of the typhoons ever listed, which will be on course to wipe out both the weekend games being played at Yokohama.
Where it could have a considerable impact on the all-Six Nations clash of England, Irelands dip fixture against Samoa had threatened on Saturday in Fukuoka but is moving towards Yokohama and Tokyo.
We dont have any control over the weather and we have to get ready for the match and find out how it goes, attack trainer Scott Wisemantel stated.
Regarding the permutation round the game and shared factors, were just concentrating on playing to win. I live in a bubble and that I do not understand where the match would be played (if its called off).
One thing I have learnt in Japan is they prepare for the worst and then usually it doesnt eventuate.
Hagibis has escalated by a tropical storm into a Category 5 typhoon, with winds estimated at 160mph set to make it one of the intensifications of any tropical cyclone since recordings started.
Storms can vanish and change management and there have been false alarms at this World Cup – but because of its current trajectory its because of strike Yokohama and Tokyo this weekend.
Any games cancelled due to weather issues are enrolled as scoreless pulls and could have no impact on the standings as France and England have already qualified to its quarter-finals.
Efforts could be made to point the game everywhere but contingency plans have yet to be made public and any modifications would lead to havoc to the plans of travelling supporters.
Nearly 150,000 lovers are due to attend the two games of the weekend such as Sundays crunch showdown involving Japan and Scotland that will help determine a Pool A., at International Stadium Yokohama
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