Camp Kinser United States Marine Corps base in Okinawa, Japan
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Japan typhoon lifts car into air

Amateur footage posted online has shown a car being lifted into the air by strong winds, after Typhoon Jelawat hit Japan's southern island of Okinawa.

A powerful typhoon has hit Japan's southern island of Okinawa, injuring more than 50 people and leaving thousands without power.

The country's Meteorological Agency said Typhoon Jelawat was expected to hit the Tokyo region Sunday evening. Residents have been warned to stay indoors.

Amateur footage posted online shows a car being rolled out of the parking lot at a military base on the island.

Video courtesy of Joseph M. Nolan

  • 30 Sep
  • From the section Asia