Okinawa typhoon cancels flights
- Published: 5 Oct 2013 at 18.28
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A powerful typhoon moved toward Japan's southern island prefecture of Okinawa on Saturday, forcing airline carriers to cancel flights.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warned of high winds and tidal waves on Okinawa's main island and the Sakishima Islands caused by Typhoon Fitow, the 23rd typhoon of the year.
Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways cancelled more than 140 domestic flights to and from Naha airport for Saturday.
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