While the Mountain today had relatively calm weather, Typhoon #13 is bearing down on Japan quickly with Mt. Fuji forecasted to be significantly affected.
Starting tonight and going on until at least Thursday morning (Aug 9), Mt. Fuji is forecasted to get blasted with winds exceeding 100kph with gusts on top of that. In addition, massive amounts of rain are forecasted to fall. Visibility will also be zero as the Mountain is enveloped in a cloud.
THERE SHOULD BE NO ATTEMPT TO CLIMB MT FUJI FROM THE EVENING OF AUGUST 7 TO THE MORNING OF AUGUST 9 AT LEAST. THE MOUNTAIN IS EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS IN A TYPHOON. CLIMBERS RISK BEING BLOWN OFF THE MOUNTAIN, BEING BLASTED BY SAND AND DIRT, BEING CAUGHT IN MUD/ROCK SLIDES AND GETTING DISORIENTED AND LOST.
This is a regularly updated Mt. Fuji weather report provided for general informational purposes to the public. The report describes current weather conditions and issues and is not intended to be used as a forecast or an indication of whether or not one should climb Fuji.