While train services were gradually being restored, some Tokyo-area services at East Japan Railway Co. remained suspended, with other routes experiencing delays.
Traffic was snarled, schools were closed, and 5,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes, many of them in the tourist city of Kamakura south of Tokyo, for fear of landslides.
Preparations from tournament organisers are unchanged following the typhoon, World Rugby told ESPN.More news: Body of Robert Mugabe en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe for burial
Meanwhile, a woman in her 20s sustained serious injuries after being partly crushed by a metal pole from a driving range which fell onto her house in Ichihara, east of Tokyo.
Also in Chiba, more than 200 homes were battered by the typhoon while farmland was also damaged, with rice fields and fruit farms ravaged just before harvest time.
It took Eddie Jones' squad nearly took as long to travel from Tokyo Airport to their hotel as their 11-hour flight from London to the Japanese capital after they were stranded at Narita Airport for six hours on Monday, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Faxai was likely to cause havoc with the Monday morning commute in Tokyo with train operators forced to suspend major lines until at least 8am.More news: Government Will Respond To Demand Of Auto Industry
According to local news agency NHK, footage captured from a nearby security camera showed the woman had been slammed against a building as a result of strong winds.
The French team managed to sneak in just ahead of the typhoon and reach their training camp near Mount Fuji.
Japan's severe weather comes after aa separate powerful typhoon swept over the Korean peninsula at the weekend, leaving eight people dead.
By mid-Monday, most evacuation orders and storm warnings had been cancelled but residents have been advised to stay alert for strong winds as the typhoon moves away from Japan and back into the ocean.More news: NOAA sets record straight with President Trump, Hurricane Dorian, Ala. drama
The storm had headed out to sea by midmorning but authorities warned that significant rains were probable to go on for some several hours, including in Fukushima, the website of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.