World JapanHundreds of thousands of people in Japan have been told they need to evacuate as the country is battered by the strongest storms it has faced in quarter of a century.Wind and rain from Typhoon Jebi intensified on Tuesday amid warnings that southern parts of the country could be hit by landslides and flooding.The storm made its second landfall, hitting the main island of Honshu having slammed into Shikoku a few hours earlier as the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993. High waves triggered by Typhoon Jebi are seen at a fishing port in Aki, Kochi Prefecture, western Japan. Hundreds of thousands of people have been warned they must evacuate their homes. Kyodo/via REUTERS Recommended Slideshows76The Most Powerful Military Forces in the World59The 25 Most Powerful Passports in the World61Every World Press Photo Winner Ever: 60 Images That Define Our WorldWinds of up to 129 miles per hour were recorded in one part of Shikoku, the smallest main island, with forecasts for gusts as high as 135 mph.The typhoon dumped over 500 millimeters of rain in some areas and is likely to produce between 150 and 300 mm of rain in parts of the country. At… Read full this story
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