Powerful typhoon makes landfall in southern Japan as thousands flee

Typhoon Nanmadol made landfall in southwestern Japan on Sunday evening as authorities urged millions of people to take shelter from the strong winds and torrential rains of the powerful storm.

The storm officially made landfall around 7 p.m. local time when its eyewall arrived near the city of Kagoshima, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.

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