Asia

  • Stranded cars are seen in floodwater caused by Typhoon Halong in Kochi, western Japan, Aug. 10, 2014.
  • A man struggles with an umbrella in strong winds and rain caused by Typhoon Halong in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 10, 2014.
  • A huge tree and a power pole are damaged by strong wind caused by Typhoon Halong in Minobu town, Tochigi prefecture, Aug. 10, 2014.
  • A Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from NASA's Aqua satellite shows Typhoon Halong on Japan's main islands, Aug. 10, 2014.
  • A woman struggles an umbrella in strong winds and rain caused by Typhoon Halong in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 10, 2014. T

Typhoon Halong Batters Japan

Published August 10, 2014

Typhoon Halong killed one person in Japan on Sunday and injured more than 30, local media said, as authorities ordered 1.6 million people out of the path of the storm that battered the west of the country with heavy rain and wind.


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