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Typhoon grounds more than 400 flights across Japan

Major commuter train services in Tokyo and surrounding region operating normally, including bullet trains
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 05:50
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People crowding the departure lobby at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Monday.

Tokyo

A STRONG typhoon stuck near Tokyo on Monday, with heavy rain and winds grounding more than 400 flights as officials warned of landslides and flooding.

Typhoon Mindulle made landfall at about 12.30 pm (0330 GMT) in Tateyama city, roughly 80 km south-east of Tokyo, the Japan