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Typhoon Lan edged closer to the main island of Honshu on Sunday, leaving at least two people dead, with the tropical cyclone likely to make landfall in central or eastern Japan after midnight.

The large typhoon had weakened slightly with an atmospheric pressure of 945 hectopascals at its center and winds of up to 216 kilometers per hour, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. As of 9 p.m., it was located south of Cape Shionomisaki, the southernmost point of Honshu, and moving north-northeast at a speed of 50 kph.

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