TOKYO: On Tuesday, Typhoon approached near Japan’s northeast more than 100 flights was cancelled and evacuation warnings were given to 1000 of people, the area destroyed by a massive earthquake and Tsunami before 5 year.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, it is predicted that Typhoon Lionrock may make landfall in the northeast Tohoku area later on Tuesday, with continue winds of 120 km per hour and gusts up to 176 kph moved north from the Pacific Ocean.
Toyota Motor Corp said, production has been suspended on Tuesday in 2 factories as Typhoon carried heavy rain and strong wind would affect road condition and delay in delivery of the parts.
In March 2011 disaster Tokyo Electric Power Co, operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant ruined, said it had suspended some outdoor operations. About 1,200 households lost power in eastern Japan near Tokyo.
According to meteorologists, Typhoon is predicted to dump about 35 cm of rain in the northeast by Wednesday morning, more than average rainfall in the entire August.
However, it is expected to Lionrock to be lower to a tropical storm by the time it made landfall.
Broadcaster NHK said, 110 domestic flights has cancelled while some Shinkansen bullet train services were also suspended. However no casualties have been noted, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference.