Typhoon No. 5 makes landfall

The Yomiuri Shimbun

High waves caused by typhoon No. 5 in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, on Monday

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Typhoon No. 5 made landfall in the Kii Peninsula on Monday afternoon, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the region. The typhoon reached land over the northern part of Wakayama Prefecture on the peninsula at around 3:30 p.m.

The typhoon brought heavy rains to the Shikoku, Kinki and Tokai regions.

It is likely to travel through Kinki and reach the Hokuriku or Tokai region on Tuesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. Heavy rain is forecast for the Kanto-Koshin region, including Tokyo, and the Hokuriku region.

Landslide warnings were issued for parts of Shizuoka, Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Tokushima and Kagawa prefectures. Evacuation advisories were issued for part of Tanabe, Wakayama, and part of Sakaide, Kagawa.

The typhoon left two people dead and nine others injured in Kagoshima Prefecture, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. In neighboring Miyazaki Prefecture, six people were injured, while in Fukuoka, Oita and Mie prefectures there were reports of one injury in each prefecture.Speech

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