Typhoon lashes central Japan, killing two

静岡県で2人死亡1人不明 水道管が崩落し約5万5000軒で断水 台風15号の影響で

SHIZOUKA, Sep 25 (New Straits Times) - A typhoon lashed central Japan on Saturday with torrential rain and fierce winds, killing two and leaving tens of thousands of households without power, the Kyodo news agency reported.

Shizuoka city, southwest of the capital, Tokyo, was hit especially hard, seeing a record 417 mm (16.42 inches) of precipitation since the rain started on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.

Winds at the centre of Typhoon Talas were blowing at about 65 kph (40 mph), with peak gusts of about 90 kph (56 mph), it said.

A man in his 40s was killed in a landslide and a 29-year-old man was found dead after his car plunged into a reservoir, Kyodo reported.

Power was also cut to about 120,000 households, supplier Chubu Electric Power Grid Co said, adding that a landslide had knocked over two electricity pylons. ...continue reading

Sep 25 (ANNnewsCH) - 台風15号の影響で静岡県では2人が死亡、1人が行方不明になっています。  ...continue reading

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