Typhoon No. 15 Roke Hits Japan

September 21, 2011 : Yokohama, Japan – Typhoon No.15 Roke hits eastern Japan on September 21, 2011. The typhoon which has already prompted calls for the evacuation of over 1 million people hit land today approximately 200 km South West of Tokyo. It is expected to travel up the coast through Tokyo and to the Tohoku region which is still suffering from the effects of the nuclear leak and March tsunami. In and around Tokyo most trains are stopped and many people are stuck at stations or even in trains and unable to get home. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

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