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Typhoon Khanun strikes towards Japan's Kyushu island

TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — Typhoon Khanun moved slowly northward towards Japan’s southwestern area of Kyushu on Tuesday, prompting a railway operator to droop a few of its shinkansen bullet prepare providers.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) warned of mudslides, overflowing rivers and excessive waves as bands of energetic rain clouds are anticipated to develop within the Amami area and in southern and northern Kyushu by means of Wednesday evening.

Kyushu Railway Co. mentioned that because of the strategy of the storm, it has halted its shinkansen providers between Kumamoto and Kagoshima-Chuo stations from Tuesday afternoon.

Typhoon Khanun is anticipated to proceed advancing northward over the ocean within the west of Kyushu by means of Thursday, mentioned the JMA, including that record-breaking precipitation might hit the Pacific facet of western and japanese Japan by means of Friday.

Meanwhile, the climate company mentioned that one other tropical storm Typhoon Lan, the yr’s seventh, has shaped and will strategy the nation’s primary island of Honshu subsequent week.