Japan braces for third typhoon in a week

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Waves hit the seaside in Chosi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 22, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

Waves hit the seaside in Chosi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 22, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

A pair of typhoons in as many days hit Japan this weekend, leaving one person dead and 11 more injured, closing the island nation’s largest airport, dumping rain and pounding wind on the country.

Typhoons Mindulle and Kompasu hit Japan within 48 hours of each other, and forecasters predict that a third storm, Lionrock, may hit the island nation later this week, the CNN reported.

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Warnings remain in effect for nation’s northern reaches, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. More than 10,000 people have been told to evacuate, and more than 100,000 more Japanese are under an advisory.

Pedestrians walk under heavy rain and wind in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 22, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

Pedestrians walk under heavy rain and wind in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 22, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

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