Two died, evacuation orders and recommendations were issued to some 555,000 people, and 32 people sustained injuries of varying degrees nationwide Friday as Typhoon Nangka headed north over Shikoku toward the Chugoku region in western Honshu.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said that 11 houses were damaged and 55 were flooded.

A 71-year-old man in Hyogo Prefecturea died after sustaining head injuries while trying to reinforce window glass, and the body of an 85-year-old man was recovered after he had apparently gone out to check on an agricultural canal.