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Tropical Storm Vongfong Brings Heavy Rain to Mainland Japan

Typhoon Vongfong was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made landfall on the island of Kyushu, but the powerful storm still picked up speed as it moved north along the Japanese main island of Honshu late on Monday. Heavy rain had already spread to Japan's main islands as the storm continued its path across the country. Japan's Meteorological Agency said Vongfong still had winds of up to 160 kilometers per hour (100 mph) Monday after being downgraded to a tropical...

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