Typhoon Trami tracker LIVE updates: 3 MILLION urged to evacuate in JAPAN – Tokyo on alert

Sunday, September 30, 2018
By Paul Martin

THOUSANDS of people have been evacuated in western Japan as powerful Typhoon Trami closes in on the mainland with 100mph winds – here are the latest live updates and information about its path.

Sun, Sep 30, 2018

Japan Meterological Agency called Typhoon Trami a “very strong” storm.

Evacuation advisories are in place for more than 3.7 million people in 19 prefectures, according to state broadcaster NHK.

Western areas of Japan’s main island of Honshu lie in the direct path of the storm which is now lashing its southwestern tip.

Tokyo is not in the path of the category 2 storm but could be hit by 90mph winds.

Hundreds of flights and train services have been cancelled or suspended along with most local trains and bullet trains.

Officials are urging people to avoid going outside to avoid the dangerous weather.

At least 53 people were injured by Trami as it barrelled through Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefectures yesterday, according to state broadcaster NHK.

More than 300,000 people there are still without power.

Here are all the latest updates as they happen. All times in BST.

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