Super typhoon threatens Japan with strong wind, heavy rainfall

12:45 PM ET Fri, 11 Oct 2019

A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 31 inches of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan's Pacific coast this weekend, and the government is warning residents to stockpile necessities and leave high-risk places before it's too dangerous. Japan's meteorological is comparing the potential damage to the 1958 typhoon that left more than 1,200 people dead or missing.