Japan braced for ‘very dangerous’ Typhoon Nanmadol as residents urged to evacuate

The approaching ‘unprecedented’ storm could cause flooding, landslides and houses to collapse

Japan’s weather agency has warned of a “very dangerous” typhoon heading towards the country’s southern Kyushu island, urging residents to evacuate before powerful winds hit the area.

Typhoon Nanmadol was carrying gusts of up to 270km/h (168mph) on Saturday near the remote Minami Daito island, 400km (250 miles) east of Okinawa island, the weather agency said.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/17/japan-typhoon-nanmadol-residents-evacuate

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