Typhoon Nanmadol bore down on Japan’s southernmost primary island of Kyushu on Sunday with the Japan Meteorological Company (JMA) warning of gales and excessive waves.
The 14th typhoon of the season, which has weakened because it approaches Kyushu, is bringing file rainfall, the JMA stated, warning of the danger of overflowing rivers.
Southern Kyushu may obtain 400 mm (16 inches) of rain over the subsequent 24 hours and wind gusts of as much as 235 km per hour (145 miles per hour) on Sunday, whereas the central Tokai area may get 300 mm (12 inches) of rain, the company forecast.
The typhoon has prompted harm in southern Kyushu together with downing a bus cease in Miyazaki prefecture and breaking the window of a pachinko parlour in Kagoshima prefecture, based on public broadcaster NHK.
Railway operators and airways have cancelled providers and comfort retailer chain Seven-Eleven Japan briefly shut round 950 shops. Toyota Motor Corp stated it’s going to idle manufacturing at three factories on Monday.
The storm is forecast to show east and move over Japan’s primary island of Honshu earlier than shifting out to sea by Wednesday.
Heavy rain lashed the capital Tokyo, with the Tozai subway line suspended due to flooding.
(Reporting by Sam Nussey, Maki Shiraki and Ritsuko Shimizu; Modifying by Christian Schmollinger and William Mallard)
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