|Typhoon Roke nears Japan|
In Nagoya in central Japan's Aichi prefecture about 1.1 million people were urged to evacuate, while other cities in western Japan also issued evacuation advisories on a smaller scale, public broadcaster NHK said.
|Typhoon Roke tracking map|
No major disruptions to plant operations were reported.
|A man looking at the debris couse by the typhoon Roke|
|Rescue workers transport evacuees in a boat through floodwaters in Nagoya|