Tokyo to also fast-track disbursement of subsidies to more than 300 affected municipalities.
More than 220 injured after Typhoon Hagibis lashed through Japan.
Staff turned duo away on Saturday for not having Tokyo addresses.
More than 3,000 people have been rescued in wake of disaster.
Rescue work was almost thwarted by additional rainfall.
Emergency teams are working around the clock, as more rain is expected.
Military and fire department helicopters winched survivors from roofs and balconies in several locations.
Japan is the first Asian country to qualify for the quarterfinals.
Rescuers carry residents of an aged care facility on their backs to safety.
Ferrari lock out the front row leaving Mercedes to fill the second row.
Today’s race programme will go ahead as scheduled.
Among casualties is a man in his 60s found in a flooded apartment in Kawasaki.
Fans advised to not travel to Kamaishi or the venue.
Crews face unprecedented task of managing one of the biggest storms to hit Japan in decades.
Decades-old outfit hopes inquiries and feelers pouring in for typhoon will translate into bookings.
Stores, factories and subway systems have been shut down as a precaution.
Flights, Formula One race, Rugby World Cup matches, train services already cancelled.
Decision made with safety of fans and drivers in mind.
Taiwan expects typhoon Mitag to approach the coast of Yilan with maximum winds of 162kph.
The storm prompted cancellations of more than 400 domestic flights.
Japan’s weather bureau issued warnings of heavy rains, floods and high tides.
Non-compulsory evacuation orders were issued to hundreds of thousands and authorities said more than 2,000 people had taken refuge in shelters at one point.
Typhoon Bailu is categorised at the weakest typhoon level by Taiwan's weather bureau and is expected to cross the Taiwan Strait and hit the Chinese province of Fujian over the weekend, forecasters say.
Bailu is carrying maximum winds of up to 126 km/h as it approaches Taiwan, and could gain in strength as it moves further along.