Millions in Japan told to evacuate from Typhoon Nanmadol

One of the biggest typhoons ever to strike Japan has made landfall on the southern island of Kyushu.

Typhoon Nanmadol has brought winds of at least 180 km/h (112mph) and some regions could see 500mm (20 inches) of rainfall over Sunday and Monday.

At least four million people have been asked to evacuate their homes.

Extensive flooding and landslides are expected, while bullet train services, ferries, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled.

The typhoon made landfall near the city of Kagoshima, on the southern tip of Kyushu, on Sunday morning.

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