The Met Office has issued a warning over the impact of Typhoon Hagibis on the UK.
Forecasters have also put out a yellow weather alert today, predicting heavy downpours across most of England, with the prospect of flooding.
Typhoon Hagibis has killed dozens of people in Japan where the Rugby World Cup is currently being held.
At least 31 have died, another 15 are missing and a further 186 injured.
Rugby games have also been scrapped altogether because of the devastating weather.
Now it's expected Hagibis could have an impact on the UK.
That's because warm moist air from the typhoon will clash with cold air in Russia and accelerate the jet stream.
Met Office Science tweeted: "As warm moist air from Typhoon Hagibis comes north to clash with a cold front pushing south-east across Russia, the strengthening temperature contrast will accelerate the Jet Stream by 100mph in 48 hours!
"By affecting the jet, Hagibis could influence UK weather next week."
Heavy downpours will ravage the UK today, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning.
The alert covers north-west, north, north-east, central, east, west, south, south-west and south-east and east England.
The warning will be in force from noon to midnight today – as forecasters predict flooding and disruption.
The Environment Agency has issued six flood warnings in England – and 44 alerts.
The Met Office added: "Heavy rain is expected to move northwards across much of England on Monday afternoon and evening, giving a localised risk of flooding.”
In Japan, more than 92,000 households were still without power early on Monday, a national holiday, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said.
That was down from 262,000 households as of midday on Sunday.
Groups of rescuers wearing goggles and snorkels searched for survivors while making their way in waist-high water in Nagano, central Japan, where the Chikuma River inundated swaths of land.
Later in the day, rain is forecast to come back to central and eastern Japan, where soil is already loosened by record-breaking rain from the typhoon, raising fears of further flooding and landslides.
UK five-day forecast
Starting bright for many with patchy fog. Areas of heavy rain will spread north across parts of England and Northern Ireland, perhaps thundery in southeast England. Scotland, Wales and western England hanging onto more in the way of dry weather.
Rain clearing most areas but still some showers, mainly affecting Northern Ireland and southwest Britain. Low cloud and patchy fog elsewhere, perhaps a touch of frost in the northwest.
Cloud and mist slow to clear some northern, eastern and central areas. Elsewhere, bright spells but scattered showers, the odd heavier one in the south. Rain into far west later.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday
Rain spreading east on Wednesday, some heavy. Sunshine and showers on Thursday and Friday, some heavy with thunder, especially in the west where it will also be windy.
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