Landfall of powerful Typhoon in Japan Hagibis, over a million of residents evacuated

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Typhoon Hagibis is currently hitting Shizouka, southwest of Tokyo, Japan, with strong winds and heavy downpour.

Warnings of floods and landslides has been triggered by the local weather station and according to them, Japan is about to face the heaviest rain and winds seen in 60 years.

More than a million people have been instructed to evacuate as strong winds and rains picked up before the typhoon even arrived.

An earthquake measuring 5.7, as stated preliminary reports, shook the regions which had been saturated by heavy precipitation.

More than 1,600 flights have been cancelled in the wake of the approach of Typhoon Hagibis.

As a reminder, the latest storm that hit Japan has led more than 16,000 households to lose power.

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