The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week damaged buildings and caused blackouts in nearly half a million homes.
It brought heavy storm surges and winds of over 160km/h.
A typhoon that smashed South Korea, ripping off roofs and knocking out power to over 1,600 households, made landfall in North Korea early Thursday.
At least 20 people were killed in the typhoon.
Winds reached 195 kilometres per hour and caused significant damage.
Typhone vPhanfone has maximum sustained winds of up to 140 kph (87mph),
A tornado ripped through Chiba Prefecture — south-east of the capital Tokyo — on Saturday, as Japan continued to brace itself for the arrival of a powerful typhoon that is forecast to be the worst in six decades.
The tropical cyclone was expected to make landfall late Saturday on the main island of Honshu.
Rescuers have been searching the debris of destroyed homes for victims, as one county alone reported more tornado deaths than for the whole of the US last year.
Thousands of people have been evacuated after a super typhoon hit Phillipine's coastal areas. Typhoon Mangkhut has winds of more than 205 km per hour which bore down on the country's main island, Luzon.
Pictures have emerged showing the devastation caused by the most powerful storm to hit Japan in a quarter of a century.
Typhoon Damrey is reported to have killed at least five people in central and southern Vietnam
The typhoon, one of the strongest in recent years, has killed at least six people and cut off electricity for 1.3 million, the country's disaster agency said.