3,700 people advised to evacuate

Evacuation advisories have been issued for about 1,500 households, or 3,700 people, in Ebina City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Izu Oshima Island, south of Tokyo, due to the approaching Typhoon Faxai.

The evacuation advisory carries a level four alert, on a scale of five.

About 950,000 households, or 2 million people, in Kanagawa and Shizuoka Prefectures are being advised to prepare for evacuation, which is a level 3 alert.