Railway employees assist stranded passengers at the Hakata Shinkansen station in the city of Fukuoka. Photo: AFP

Japan braces for powerful storm as Typhoon Krosa threatens to disrupt peak holiday period

  • Dozens of flights and train services have been cancelled – Cathay Pacific said ‘flight operations remain normal but the situation is subject to change’
  • At the other extreme, an estimated 12,751 people were rushed to hospitals due to heat-related conditions over the past week, including 23 who died
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Railway employees assist stranded passengers at the Hakata Shinkansen station in the city of Fukuoka. Photo: AFP
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