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Typhoon Nanmadol damages space station in Japan, 1.3 million homes still without electricity

New damage was reported in southern Japan, where Typhoon Nanmadol struck over the weekend, weakening over the weekend before moving north.

New damage was reported in southern Japan, where Typhoon Nanmadol struck over the weekend, weakening over the weekend before moving north.

A tropical storm that cut heavy rain across Japan moved into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, killing two people and injuring more than 100, paralyzing traffic and leaving thousands of homes without power.

New damage was reported in southern Japan, where Typhoon Nanmadol struck over the weekend It moved north before weakening.

The Ministry of Economy and Industry said a wall at the Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency’s space center, on Tanegashima Island, south of the island of Kyushu, was damaged. The damage to the building used for the rocket assembly was being assessed.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people died in Miyazaki Prefecture of Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu on Monday, when the storm was more powerful. One man was found in a submerged car in a flooded field in the city of Miyakonjo, and another was found under a landslide in Mimata.

The agency said one person was missing in the western prefecture of Hiroshima, and 115 others were injured in western Japan. Most of the injuries were minor, people fell in rainstorms, were hit by broken windows or fragments of flying objects.

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According to the Ministry of Economy and Industry, more than 130,000 homes, most of them in the Kyushu region, were also without electricity on Tuesday morning. Many convenience stores were closed at one point and some delivery of supplies has been delayed.

Most transport returned to normal on Tuesday when passengers returned to work after a three-day weekend. Bullet trains and most ground transport resumed operations, but dozens of flights were halted in northeastern Japan.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said Tuesday that the tropical storm has moved from the northern Japanese coast toward the Pacific Ocean.

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