Almost half a million households in the greater Tokyo area lost power at some stage during the storm.
Major mobile communication carriers experienced service disruption in central, eastern and northeastern areas Sunday morning.
The storm had weakened as it approached Japan but still remained highly unsafe, with maximum winds of up to 195 kilometers per hour (122 mph) - equivalent to a Category 3 Atlantic hurricane.
"Following strong direction from the Prefecture of Iwate and the City of Kamaishi, we were left with no option but to cancel the match on safety grounds".
At least eight prefectures have ordered evacuations totaling 936,113 people, the FDMA said, and 292,770 households are without power, according to Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and Chub Electric Power Company.
Two matches, England-France and New Zealand-Italy, were preemptively canceled due to the storm, and World Cup authorities said they were evaluating whether additional matches Sunday would need to be called off.
The rescheduled program has qualifying starting at the seek-wateringly early 2am BST on Sunday, nonetheless the bustle will open up, as scheduled, at 6.10am BST.
There are reports of the death toll in Japan rising to seven, with 15 people missing.
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Hagibis, which means "speed" in the Philippine language Tagalog, made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu on Saturday evening and headed out to sea early on Sunday, leaving behind cloudless skies and high temperatures across the country.
Tokyo's Haneda airport and most Shinkansen bullet train services resumed operations from Sunday morning following large-scale suspensions Saturday.
Three games have been cancelled at the RWC as Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread damage.
People have taken refuge on the floors of evacuation centres, hoping their homes will be still there when they return.
Amid prior concerns that the match would not have gone ahead, legal action had been threatened by the Scottish Rugby Union against World Rugby, but no such course of action will be needed with the match set to take place in just under nine hours' time.
The storm, which the government said could be the strongest to hit Tokyo since 1958, brought record-breaking rainfall in many areas, including the popular resort town of Hakone, which was hit with 939.5 mm (37 inches) of rain over 24 hours. Homes were submerged under muddy waters in many areas.
He moved to his family's home nearby, but that flooded too and they had to be rescued by boat. "And we had an quake today, which made us think, 'Maybe, the gods are pissed off'".
Even before making landfall, Hagibis caused enormous disruption, forcing the cancellation of two Rugby World Cup matches, delaying the Japanese Grand Prix and grounding all flights in the Tokyo region.