Dangerous storm hits central Japan

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Dangerous storm hits central Japan

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A powerful typhoon has hit central Japan bringing with it strong winds and heavy rain, causing flights to be cancelled and knocking out power.

Typhoon Phanfone has been downgraded from a super- typhoon, but Japan’s Meteorological Agency has warned it is still a dangerous storm with winds gusting to 216km/h

Many schools are closed and two car companies have stopped production at some plants..

Japan averages 11 typhoons a year.