Another powerful typhoon forecast to hit Japan on Tuesday

Powerful Typhoon Lionrock is forecast to hit eastern to northern Japan on Tuesday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to a wide area of the country, the Japan Meteorological Agency says.

The typhoon, strengthening its force while hovering in the Pacific Ocean for several days, was moving east-northeast at 15 kilometers per hour about 370 km southeast of Minami Daito Island in Okinawa Prefecture as of Sunday morning, packing winds of up to 216 kph with an atmospheric pressure of 945 hectopascals near its center.

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