A director of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Forecast Division holds a press conference on Typhoon Nanmadol in Tokyo on September 17. There are risks of unprecedented storms, high waves, storm surges, and record rainfall. Photo: JIJI Press/AFP
A director of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Forecast Division holds a press conference on Typhoon Nanmadol in Tokyo on September 17. There are risks of unprecedented storms, high waves, storm surges, and record rainfall. Photo: JIJI Press/AFP

Japan braces for ‘very dangerous’ Typhoon Nanmadol, urges evacuation in Kagoshima city

  • Japan’s weather agency classified the typhoon as a “violent” storm with wind speeds of up to 270km/h
  • The storm is expected to near or make landfall on Sunday in Kyushu’s southern Kagoshima Prefecture, move north Monday towards Japan’s main island

A director of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Forecast Division holds a press conference on Typhoon Nanmadol in Tokyo on September 17. There are risks of unprecedented storms, high waves, storm surges, and record rainfall. Photo: JIJI Press/AFP
A director of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Forecast Division holds a press conference on Typhoon Nanmadol in Tokyo on September 17. There are risks of unprecedented storms, high waves, storm surges, and record rainfall. Photo: JIJI Press/AFP
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