Typhoon Guchol brought to Japan downpours and landslides, 35 people injured

Typhoon "Guchol" that hit Japan on Tuesday, resulted in several landslides in the central part of the country's main island of Honshu, alerts were sent to evacuate more than 150 thousand people, the agency Kyodo.

Typhoon "Guchol" began its move to the islands of Okinawa and Kyushu toward the main island of Honshu at a speed of 55 kilometers per hour over the weekend. The pressure at the center of the typhoon was 985 hPa and wind speeds up to 180 kilometers per hour.

Currently, there is a typhoon off the east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu between the cities of Tokyo and Fukushima and moving to the northeast at a speed of 50 kilometers per hour.

Across the country were canceled nearly 500 domestic and international flights. Detained dozens of trains. Damage received hundreds of homes.

According to preliminary data, the typhoon injured about 35 people. As previously reported, according to unconfirmed reports, one person was killed.

The announcement of the evacuation announcement to more than 130 thousand people in the Aichi Prefecture, Kinki and Tokai areas. In addition, about 15 thousand people in the affected last year by a powerful earthquake and tsunami Miyagi Prefecture also received notice of readiness for evacuation.

In temporary shelters are more than five hundred people.

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