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Powerful typhoon kills two, hurts scores in Japan

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Powerful Typhoon Jelawat left at least two people dead and more than 180 injured in Japan over the weekend before passing out into the Pacific on Monday, the weather agency and local media said. 

People try to hold on to their umbrellas under heavy winds and rain brought on by Typhoon Jelawat, in front of a railway station in Tokyo, on September 30. The typhoon left at least two people dead and more than 180 injured over the weekend before passing out into the Pacific on Monday.

The typhoon, packing winds of up to 126 kilometres (78 miles) per hour, was northeast of Nemuro in eastern Hokkaido over the Pacific at 0200 GMT, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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