The FIA has announced that due to the imminent arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, qualifying will take place on Sunday, with no track activity on Saturday.
"As a result of the predicted impact of Typhoon Hagibis on the 2019 FIA Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Mobilityland and the Japanese Automobile Federation (JAF) have decided to cancel all activities scheduled to take place on Saturday, 12 October," read a brief statement from the sport's governing body.
"The FIA and Formula 1 support this decision in the interests of safety for the spectators, competitors, and everyone at the Suzuka Circuit."
The rescheduled qualifying session will take place at 10:00 (local time), 02:00 (BST), with the race starting, as scheduled, at 14:10 (local time).
There will be no FP3.