Typhoon Man-yi hits Japan

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Tokyo – Typhoon Man-yi hit central Japan on Monday. Almost 300 000 households were told to evacuate. There were also fears that the storm could go on to hit the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The typhoon made landfall in Toyohashi, in the Aichi prefecture, shortly before 8am (23h00 GMT on Sunday), packing gusts of up to 162km/h, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Public broadcaster NHK said four…

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