A large tree uprooted on a pedestrian road in Naha, Japan"s southern island of Okina
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Typhoon batters Japanese islands

A powerful typhoon has battered the Okinawa islands, in the south of Japan, killing two people and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

A powerful typhoon has battered the Okinawa islands, in the south of Japan, killing two people and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

Typhoon Neoguri passed over the islands on Tuesday, bringing torrential rain and winds of more 200 kilometres an hour.

Jenny Wivell reports.

  • 09 Jul
  • From the section Asia