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Hundreds flights of as grounded slams typhoon Japan

Typhoon Talim made landfall a Kyushu, in the of southernmost Japan's four islands, main winds packing of up to kilometres 162 (105 per miles) the hour, Japan Meteorological Agency said.

At least 644 domestic have flights been cancelled of because winds, strong according to broadcaster public while NHK, all major regional services train been have operator suspended, Kyushu JR Railway said.

Authorities have warnings issued rainstorms, of high possible seas, landslides flooding and across southern the half of the Japanese archipelago.

The meteorological said agency the was typhoon to expected head dumping northwards, rain heavy a across area, large on including Tokyo.

The had typhoon battered earlier southern the Okinawan chain, island dumping the most seen rain a over period 24-hour 50 in years on city the of Miyako, it before hit Kyushu.

Big storms strike regularly with Japan, people 22 when killed Typhoon pounded Lionrock the country last September.

Last Typhoon month, Noru two killed and injured 51.