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Typhoon Vongfong downgraded in Japan but continues to cause havoc

Typhoon Vongfong downgraded in Japan but continues to cause havoc
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Typhoon Vongfong has been downgraded to a tropical storm after causing extensive damage and disruption across Japan.

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and nearly a million people were urged to leave their homes after the strongest storm to hit the country this year battered southern islands and brought heavy rain to Tokyo.