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Listen: More Than 1 Million People In Japan Told To Leave Their Homes In Preparation For Typhoon.

: 10/12/2019 - 10:30

 

More than one million people in Japan have been told to leave their homes as the country braces itself for a powerful typhoon.

One man's already been killed as the storm - forecast to be the worst in six decades - approaches landfall.

17,000 police and military troops are standing ready for rescue operations.

A number of Rugby World Cup matches have also been cancelled, however Ireland's game against Samoa in Fukuoka is going ahead.

Sky's Tom Cheshire is in Tokyo.

typhoon.mp3, by Eoin Beatty

 

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