Typhoon swerves into Japan after killing 2 in Philippines

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon swerved into southern Japan on Tuesday, battering its southernmost tiny islands with rain and wind after hammering the northeastern tip of the Philippines.At midday Tuesday, Typhoon Noul was over Yakushima, off the coast of the southern main island of Kyushu, about 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) southwest of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.It was headed toward the main island of Honshu, and expected to hit the area either later in the day or early Wednesday. The agency issued warnings for heavy rainfall and powerful waves along the coastlines. 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes Comments   Share   In the Philippines, where the typhoon struck over the weekend, two men died of electrocution in Cagayan’s Appari town, and nearly 3,500 were briefly evacuated to safer ground in Cagayan and Isabela provinces, said Norma Talosig, the regional civil defense director.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Sponsored Stories center_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies How men can have a healthy 2019 Top Stories Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility 4 sleep positions for men and what they meanlast_img read more