Photos: Million told to evacuate as typhoon Jebi smashes Japan
Typhoon Jebi hammered the country's west coast as it made landfall with violent winds of up to 135mph
PM Shinzo Abe urged people to 'evacuate early' and called for all necessary measures to protect residents
Japan's weather agency issued warnings of possible landslides, flooding, high tides, lightning and tornadoes
Evacuation advisories have been issued for more than 1.19 million people in western and central parts of Japan
Typhoon Jebi smashes Japan: Giant waves and 135mph winds rock the country as train station roof COLLAPSES during the worst storm in 25 years and a MILLION are told to evacuate.
A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring scores of people as more than a million people were told to evacuate amid the worst storm to hit the country in 25 years, reported by AFP.
Typhoon Jebi, reportedly the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993, headed north across the main island of Honshu toward the Sea of Japan.