Typhoon Haishen brings strong winds, rains in southern Japan; forces 1.8 million to evacuate

Typhoon Haishen forced evacuations of 1.8 million people as it battered Japan’s southern mainland with powerful winds and drenching rain, cutting power to tens of thousands of homes. The storm was forecast to carry top sustained winds of up to 216 km per hour (134 mph) by Monday, the meteorological agency said. Authorities urged evacuations […]