Trami Strikes Japan, Killing Two Persons

Tokyo, Two people were killed after a powerful

typhoon Trami struck Japan, wounding at least 100 others.

One person was killed by a landslide in the western province of

Tottori, while another man was found dead after falling in a hole in the

central Japanese city of Fujiyoshida, Kyodo news agency reported.

About 36,000 people took refuge in temporary evacuation centers

after the typhoon swept into Japan last night, which was accompanied

by strong winds and heavy rains after arriving in the western city of

Tanabe, the agency said.

Typhoon Trami forced airlines today to cancel about 230 flights after

canceling 1,300 flights the previous day.

Source: Oman News Agency