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Hundreds of Flights Grounded by Typhoon in Tokyo

Hundreds of Flights Grounded by Typhoon in TokyoHundreds of Flights Grounded by Typhoon in Tokyo

A strong typhoon packing heavy rain and wind has struck near Tokyo, grounding hundreds of domestic flights.

Typhoon Mindulle made landfall at about 12:30 p.m. local time (0430 GMT) in Tateyama city, some 8 80 km southeast of the capital. The storm packed gusts of up to 180 km/h and was headed north at a speed of 20 km/h, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Officials have warned of landslides and flooding, BBC reported.

Financialtribune.com