500,000 urged to evacuate as Japan braces for typhoon

More than 500,000 people have been urged to evacuate their homes in Japan as a powerful typhoon threatens to bring torrential rain and high winds to the country's southern islands.

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Dramatic footage captures Japanese landslide

Dramatic footage has captured the moment Typhoon Neoguri caused a landslide in Japan's southern main island of Kyushu after passing through the islands of Okinawa.

The powerful typhoon has brought heavy rain across the country, leaving three people killed and 45 injured, Reuters has reported.

Evacuation advisories have been issued for more than 42,000 homes and officials are asking the public to be on alert for further landslides and flooding.

Weather officials say more heavy rain is expected across the country as Neoguri moves east with up to 80 millimeters per hour of rainfall and a maximum wind velocity of 90 kilometers per hour.

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