Pokémon Go Doesn't Want You Playing Outside During Typhoons

This weekend, a typhoon hit Japan. Pokémon Go players noticed something: a warning system.

Players were alerted of rain and strong winds. These warnings, however, aren’t new and have been appearing over the past few months. Guess some folks are just noticing!

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The above Tweet pointing out the warning system this weekend went viral.

Here is the warning message in English.

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In-game, it was raining as well.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.