Videos and Photos of Powerful Typhoon Roke in Japan

September 21, 2011; 7:12 PM ET
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"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.

Flooded road in Nagoya, Japan from YouTube poster 502502502MP

Mt. Kaba, Japan from YouTube poster urso3000

"Some of the schools in the city are already close" YouTube poster chottomattenet said. "I am afraid there will be the same problem as with Talas Typhoon."


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