Japan

Typhoon Kong-rey pounding Okinawa

th.jpegTyphoon Kong-rey is battering Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa. It’s the second storm to hit the region in less than a week. At least 8 people were injured when they were blown over by gusts of wind. The typhoon is moving north over Okinawa. It has caused blackouts in some areas. Officials at a power company say about 17,000 households are currently without power in the prefecture. On the Amami Islands in Kagoshima Prefecture, nearly 20,000 households have no power……Read More