TOKYO (Worthy News)– Typhoon Halong has moved back out to sea after making landfall in the Kouchi prefecture, leaving one person dead and as many as 30 injured in its wake, VOA reported.
Originally a typhoon, Halong was downgraded to a tropical storm as it approached the southwest coast and made two landfalls – over Shikoku Island and Hyogo prefecture in western Japan.
It existed over the Sea of Japan from the northern coast near Kyoto on Sunday evening, and was expected to lose further strength over the next 12 hours. — Source
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