2 million residents of the Japanese island of Kushi have been ordered to leave their homes and settle in shelters.

APA reports that the NHK channel reported on this.

The reason for the evacuation of the population is the approach of the Nanmadol cyclone.

The most serious threat is expected to occur in Kagoshima Prefecture.

Currently, the speed of typhoon Nanmadol is 70 meters per second and is moving towards Kagoshima at a speed of 20 km/h.

All plane and ship flights on the island have been canceled, and train services have been suspended.