Typhoon Nanmadol weakens as it hits Japan, killing four, injuring hundreds

The BBC news agency reported that Typhoon Nanmadol weakened to a cyclone on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, after moving ashore in Kyushu. in southern Japan on Sunday. and causing heavy rain until floods and landslides in many areas At least four people have been found dead and another 114 people injured, 14 of them seriously.

latest on Tuesday More than 140,000 homes remain without electricity as Nanmadol has weakened to a cyclone. After moving through most of Japan and now going out to sea

Typhoon Nanmadol made landfall in Japan with wind speeds of up to 234 km/h, equivalent to a Category 4-5 hurricane, damaging many homes. traffic jam Many businesses were temporarily closed. According to NHK, a man died after his car was submerged. Another was buried in a landslide.

in Tokyo faced with heavy rain The Tozai subway line had to stop operating due to the flooding. Hundreds of bullet trains, ferries and flights were also suspended. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida decided to postpone his visit to New York City. to monitor the situation of wind storms

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