Powerful typhoon Man-yi strikes Japan, forcing thousands to flee

A man looks at turbulent ocean waves at Enoshima in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, on Sept. 16, 2013. Powerful typhoon Man-yi bore down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday. Shizuo Kambayashi / AP
A powerful typhoon made landfall in central Japan on Monday, forcing the evacuation of 320,000 households across the country.

Torrential rain in Kyoto city caused a river to overflow, inundating homes and stores near Arashiyama mountain, a popular tourist site.

<p>A 71-year-old woman was found dead after a mudslide crushed her home in Shiga Prefecture, according to the public broadcaster NHK. Four others were reported missing across three states.</p> <p>Bullet train services were suspended throughout the day and over 400 domestic flights were cancelled because of the storm.</p>
A residential area in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, flooded because of Typhoon Man-yi. Kyodo News via AP
Pedestrians walk against strong wind and rain in Tokyo. Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP - Getty Images
A bridge that collapsed into a flooded river in Kyoto as torrential rain hit western Japan. Jiji Press via AFP - Getty Images
Hotel guests get a boat ride through a flooded street after the Katsura River in Kyoto overflowed. Kyodo News via AP