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Typhoon Etau hits Japan

Posted On: Sep. 9, 2015 12:00 AM CST

Japan has been hit by typhoon Etau, reported Agence France-Presse.

Heavy downpours and winds have hit the country due to the typhoon.

Floods and landslide warnings have been issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency in the country's Honshu island.

Public broadcaster NHK reported that over 10,000 residents have been evacuated in the country's Mie prefecture due to the risk of landslides.

Jiji Press reported that Japan Airlines Co. Ltd. and All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd. have cancelled 25 flights.

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