Newswires report that evacuation orders have been issued for 280,000 people, about 600 flights cancelled, and scores of ferry and train trips axed. Businesses have been shuttered including the popular Universal Studios amusement park near Osaka. NHK public television showed pictures of waves crashing against the coastline and winds of up to 100 miles per hour. This follows floods and landslides earlier in the year which killed a record number of people.
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