A typhoon-strength storm brought travel chaos to Japan on Tuesday, as violent winds and rain killed one man and left tens of thousands of people stranded.
Gusts of up to 93 miles per hour have been recorded in western Japan, with coastal areas likely seeing even stronger winds, Japan's weather agency said.
With the agency warning of possible tornadoes in the western half of Japan, airlines grounded over 550 flights and a number of train services were suspended.
Japan Airlines cancelled 230 domestic and seven Asia-bound flights, affecting 31,600 passengers. All Nippon Airways grounded 320 domestic flights, affecting 37,700 people.
East Japan Railways, which operates a vast train network in the eastern and northern regions, including Tokyo, cancelled some commuter lines and a number of long-distance services.
We will contact individuals whose travels may be affected by these weather conditions.
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