Flights cancelled as typoon hits Tokyo

flightsThe storm caused airlines across the country to cancel about 400 domestic flights, local media said, with the majority going to and from Tokyo’s Haneda airport.

In the afternoon, Narita International airport briefly closed its runways.

Japan Airlines said it had cancelled 185 domestic flights, according to Nikkei news agency. All Nippon Airways also said 112 domestic flights had been cancelled.

Most major commuter train services in the Tokyo area were operating normally, according to East Japan Railway.


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