Typhoon grounds 400 flights

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A pow­er­ful typhoon stuck near Tokyo yes­ter­day, with heavy rain and winds ground­ing more than 400 flights as of­fi­cials warned of land­slides and flood­ing. Typhoon Min­dulle made land­fall about 12:30pm in Tateyama city, roughly 80 kilo­me­tres (50 miles) from Tokyo. The storm caused air­lines across the coun­try to can­cel a to­tal of 425 flights, mostly to and from Haneda air­port. Ja­pan Air­lines can­celled 185 do­mes­tic flights while All Nip­pon Air­ways can­celled 112 do­mes­tic flights.

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