Japan storm causes thousands of evacuations

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A powerful tropical storm hit Japan Monday, injuring dozens.

Authorities urged residents in southern and western Japan to stay indoors as a tycoon hit the area Monday, said USA Today.

Evacuations were issued for more than 50,000 people due to torrential rain and strong winds. Winds up to 78 miles per hour were reported in central Japan.

One fatality was reported, according to the Washington Post.

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