"The huge tree was fallen down by the strong winds of Typhoon [Roke] and crushed the car," photographer Hidehiko Sakashita wrote.
"I shot this near the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office on my way to Shinjuku station after the typhoon had passed tonight."
Photo of Tokyo taxi tweeted by Steve Herman, the Voice of America Bureau Chief/Correspondent covering Korea and Japan.
Owari Seto station near Nagoya, Japan
"#Typhoon #Roke to Hit #Japan," Flickr user IMgroZY wrote. "It is most powerful in this summer. Be careful everyone."
Flickr user superkimbo
"Kukuri River, Kani City, flooded from heavy rain prior to Typhoon Roke, September 20th, 2011," YouTube poster TheGreenMoj wrote.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.