One man is dead and two others are without vital signs as weather officials warn residents to evacuate immediately. They've issued their highest emergency warning for three prefectures in Kyushu. Saga, Fukuoka and Nagasaki are being drenched with heavy rain.
Evacuation orders and advisories have been issued to about 1.6 million people across the country.
Tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead, 49 injured and one other missing . Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.
The Meteorological Agency says the storm is moving north after bringing torrential rain to Hiroshima and Shimane prefectures.
A severe tropical storm battering western Japan has left one person dead and at least 23 others injured. Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.
The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa made landfall near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m. local time.The storm is moving north -- bringing violent winds and torrential rain.
A severe tropical storm has made landfall in western Japan. Officials urge people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides. One person has been killed. At least 21 others have been injured.
The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa landed near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m.. The storm is moving north, bringing violent winds.