Japan issued the highest warning

Before Typhoon Nanmadol landed in Kyushu on Sunday

and asked for more than 2 million people to evacuate to safety.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued an 'extra' alert, the highest level and seldom seen in decades, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported.

On Saturday, September 17, 2022 in Kagoshima prefecture

People are preparing for Typhoon Nanmadol, which will make landfall in Kyushu on Sunday.

The JMA also issued evacuation orders level 4, or the second highest, in Kagoshima, Kumamoto and Miyazaki prefectures south of the island of Kyushu.

More than 2 million people have been alerted to seek shelter.

The JMA classifies Typhoon Nanmadol as a class of storm.

'violent' (violent) or extreme

With wind speeds of 270 km / h moving in the sea about 200 km northeast of Minami Daito Island, part of the islands of Okinawa Prefecture.

It is expected to approach or disembark in Kagoshima Prefecture on Sunday.

It then moves north before entering the main island of Japan.

JMA director Ryuuta Kurora told local reporters that

Nanmadol makes it vulnerable to unprecedented violent storms, high swells, coastal storm surges.

and torrential rain breaks records

Therefore, the highest level of surveillance is required.

He also urged people to evacuate.

because this storm is very dangerous

Its winds can cause houses to collapse.

There may also be flooding and landslides.

The JMA evacuation order is a warning for people to move to shelters or other places.

which can withstand harsh weather conditions

but not compulsory

causing many storms in the past

Authorities had to struggle to persuade villagers to evacuate in a timely manner.

The arrival of Typhoon Nanmadol also caused the Kyushu Railway.

Some routes have to be suspended on Saturday.

and will extend the service suspension further on Sunday.

while the flights arriving and departing Kyushu on the weekend

Hundreds of flights canceled

Confuses travelers who want to travel during the long weekend.