China News Service, Tokyo, September 18 (Reporter Zhu Chenxi) According to the Japan Broadcasting Association TV station, the super typhoon "Nanmadu" approached the Kyushu area of ​​Japan on the 18th.

Affected by the typhoon, as of 11:00 local time on the 18th, a total of 58,810 residents in Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures in the Kyushu region were without power.

  According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, from 11:00 local time on the 18th, "Nanmadu" moved north-northwestward at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour from about 30 kilometers southeast of Yakushima, Kagoshima Prefecture.

The central pressure of the typhoon was 925 hPa, the maximum wind speed near the center was 50 m/s, and the instantaneous maximum wind speed was 70 m/s.

  The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a special typhoon warning for Kagoshima Prefecture on the 17th, including storms, large waves, and large tides, saying that this would be a "dangerous typhoon that has never been experienced in the Kyushu region."

  The special typhoon warning is the highest level of warning issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency when the central pressure of the typhoon is below 930 hPa and the maximum wind speed in the center exceeds 50 meters per second.

The Meteorological Agency also predicted that the entire Kyushu region may usher in record high winds, heavy rain or storms, and a special heavy rain warning may be issued for the entire Kyushu region at that time, calling on the public to take evacuation measures as soon as possible.

  Affected by the typhoon, Kagoshima City, Kumamoto City, Nagasaki City, Miyazaki City, Kitakyushu City, Jiangbei Town, Saga Prefecture and other places issued a level 4 "evacuation order" (up to level 5), involving residents with more than 1.94 million households.

  It is also reported that a man in his 50s in Nishinomote City, Tanegashima, Kagoshima Prefecture, suffered head injuries after being blown down by a typhoon on the 18th and has been sent to the hospital for treatment.

  On the evening of the 17th, the Japanese government set up an "official liaison office" at the crisis management center of the prime minister's residence, and four prefectures of Kagoshima, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki also set up disaster response headquarters.

In addition, in order to prevent floods, Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has carried out early flood discharge for 61 reservoirs in Kyushu, Shikoku and other regions.