More than 100,000 residents in Kyoto are being forced to evacuate.
Authorities have warned of flash floods and landslides as the storm moves towards the country's northeast. It could bring strong winds to the Tokyo area by Sunday evenging.
The Japanese island of Honshu has been hitt by floods as Tropical Storm Noru heads up the coast
Typhoon Noru takes aim at central Japan
Typhoon Nanmadol hits Nagasaki bringing winds of up to 144km/h and possible landslides and flooding.
Hawaii is bracing itself for the arrival of Hurricane Madeline which is sweeping across the Pacific towards the island chain.
Let’s hope it is not like this in Tokyo four years from now!
Authorities urged 350,000 people to evacuate their homes as Typhoon Nangka made landfall.
The strongest storm to hit Japan this year battered the southern islands of Kyushu and Shikoku early on Monday, brought heavy rain to Tokyo and