Warnings over floods and landslides in Japan in wake of Typhoon Nanmadol

Two dead and thousands without power as storm dumps heavy rain and authorities warn six million to evacuate

Two people have died and more than 100 were injured after Typhoon Nanmadol slammed into Japan on Monday, dumping heavy rain, paralysing traffic and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.

The worst of the rainfall was seen in the southernmost island of Kyushu, where two people died, according to the fire and disaster management agency, before the typhoon was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made its way to the Pacific Ocean.

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