Typhoon hits Japan: Heavy rain warning

The country was hit by heavy rain and flooding just a few days ago.

Pedestrians in Tokyo brave the heavy rains.

Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

(dpa) A typhoon is moving along Japan’s Pacific coast and has covered large parts of the country with heavy rains. As the television station NHK reported on Saturday, the eighth typhoon of the season hit the Izu Peninsula near the capital Tokyo and continued north-east.

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