Vincenzo Spadafora provided an update on the situation in Italy, where sport and everyday life have been brought to a standstill.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland declared "the door is not shut" for quarter-final selection ahead of their last Pool D game.
It has been a case of the storm before the storm in Japan, where Typhoon Hagibis is threatening to derail Scotland's Rugby World Cup.
Kurtley Beale played just 13 minutes of Australia's win over Georgia, but Michael Cheika says his head injury is not serious.
If the weather holds up in Osaka, Siale Piutau will hope to celebrate his birthday with a record-breaking appearance for Tonga against USA.
Scottish Rugby is weighing up taking legal action to make sure the game with Japan goes ahead, but World Rugby has hit back.
MMA promotion Bellator has signed former England rugby union star James Haskell, who is expected to make his debut in 2020.