Deadly Typhoon Nanmadol Lashes Southern Japan, Kills Two

TOKYO, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Typhoon Nanmadol, one of the strongest to hit Japan in decades, lashed the southern island of Kyushu on Monday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens and forcing thousands to evacuate as it brought high winds and torrential rain.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said Nanmadol made landfall on Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost main island, just after 7 a.m. local time (2200 GMT Sunday), bringing sustained winds of up to 144 kilometers per hour (89 miles per hour) and gusts of up to 173 kph (107 mph).

The typhoon, which the JMA described as .

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