• Kyodo News


Typhoon Melor made landfall early Thursday, leaving two people dead, one missing and 114 injured as it churned northeast through Honshu.

Melor, the season’s 18th typhoon and the first to hit Japan in two years, paralyzed train systems in Tokyo and forced airlines to cancel more than 510 domestic and international flights at Narita, Chubu and Kansai airports.

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