Powerful typhoon approaches Japan on eve of national election


Powerful typhoon approaches Japan on eve of national election


A powerful typhoon has come closer to Southern Japan the day before a crucial national election.

Heavy rain and powerful winds have been forecasted for large areas of Japan as Typhoon Lan gains momentum.

It’s feared that the adverse weather conditions will hinder voter turnout in the election.

According to experts, the Category 4 storm is bringing with it winds of up to 250 km/h.