Englands orgasm to the World Cup group stage against France is facing the triple threat of Super Typhoon Hagibis of injury, illness and also the approach.
Whereas Joe Marler, Jack Nowell and Billy Vunipola are being treated for collapses sustained in Saturdays victory over Argentina hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie and captain Owen Farrell have been struck down with a stomach bug.
But the concern around the Pool C decider could be from among the most aggressive typhoons ever listed, which will be to wash out both weekend.
In which it might have a substantial impact on the all-Six Nations struggle of England, Irelands crunch fixture against Samoa had initially threatened on Saturday in Fukuoka but is moving towards Yokohama and Tokyo.
We have no control over the weather and we must prepare for the game and find out how it goes, assault coach Scott Wisemantel said.
Concerning the permutation round the sport and shared factors, were just concentrating on playing to win. I live in a bubble and that I do not understand where the game would be performed (if its called off).
One thing I have learnt from Japan is they prepare for the worst and usually it will not eventuate.
Hagibis has escalated into a Category 5 super typhoon, with winds estimated at 160mph set to make it among the most striking intensifications of any tropical cyclone since records began.
Management cans fade and change and there have been false alarms in this World Cup – but on its own trajectory it is because of hit this weekend to Yokohama and Tokyo.
Any games cancelled due to weather problems are registered as scoreless draws and would have no effect on the final standings since France and England have already qualified for the quarter-finals.
Efforts would be made to stage the match everywhere however, contingency plans have yet to be made public and havoc would be caused by any modifications on the plans of travelling supporters.
Nearly 150,000 fans are expected to attend the two games of the weekend such as Sundays crunch showdown between Scotland and Japan that will help determine a competitive Pool A., in International Stadium Yokohama
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