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Typhoon Lan makes landfall in Japan, thousands urged to seek safety

A collapsed road near the Saji River is pictured in Tottori, western Japan, after Typhoon Lan hit the region in this photo taken by Kyodo on 16th August, 2023.

Tokyo, Japan Reuters Nearly 900 flights in Japan were cancelled and 240,000 people were ordered to move to safety as a slow-moving typhoon crossed Japan’s main island of Honshu not far from the ancient capital of Kyoto, cutting off power to tens of thousands of homes.  Typhoon Lan, approaching from the Pacific Ocean, made landfall […]