Typhoon batters Japan with record rain, killing one – NHK

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By Kevin Buckland and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) -Typhoon Nanmadol brought ferocious winds and record rainfall to western Japan on Monday as one of the biggest storms to hit the country in years killed at least one person, disrupted transport and forced some manufacturers to suspend operations. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delayed his departure to New York, where he is due to deliver a speech at the U.N. General Assembly, until Tuesday to monitor the impact of the storm, local media reported. “We need to remain highly vigilant for heavy rains, gales, high waves and storm surges,” a Japan…

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