Typhoon Nanmadol makes landfall, emergency warnings in place

Japanese weather officials say powerful Typhoon Nanmadol has made landfall in the southern prefecture of Kagoshima.

An emergency warning for heavy rain is in place in Miyazaki Prefecture, and an emergency warning for violent winds, high waves and storm surges is also in effect in Kagoshima Prefecture.

Officials warn that the storm could trigger major disasters, and are calling on people to do whatever is necessary to protect their lives.