Typhoon Nanmadol transitioned into an extratropical cyclone on Tuesday morning after it moved across the Japanese archipelago to the Pacific after battering the southwest with heavy rain and triggering landslides, leaving two people dead and at least 115 injured.
The storm — one of the most powerful the country has ever seen when it reached the Kyushu region on Sunday, bringing unprecedented winds and intense rainfall — was moving with an atmospheric pressure of 985 hectopascals early Tuesday, but was still packing maximum winds of 126 kph.
In Miyazaki Prefecture, a man was found dead after his mountainside cabin was destroyed in a mudslide, and another man was confirmed dead after being pulled out of a car submerged in flooded farmland.
A man was reported missing in Hiroshima and at least 115 people were injured, according to prefectural governments and the disaster management agency.
More than 100,000 homes were still without power Tuesday, Kyushu Electric Power said, adding that it hopes to fully restore power by the end of Wednesday.
Landslides and a fallen bridge were confirmed in the mountainous region of Miyazaki Prefecture, while part of the Hikone Castle structures, designated an important cultural property, in Shiga Prefecture was found damaged.
The Meteorological Agency forecast winds of up to 108 kph in northeastern Japan and waves of up to 7 meters in western Japan on Tuesday.
Rainfall of up to 80 millimeters was expected over the 24 hours through noon Wednesday in central and eastern Japan, including Tokyo, and 60 mm in the northeast.