Typhoon Talas kills at least 15 as it passes Japan
TOKYO (AP) -- Heavy rains and mudslides from powerful Typhoon Talas killed at least 15 people in Japan as the storm moved northward Sunday past the country's western coast. At least 43 others are missing, local media said.
Evacuation orders and advisories were issued to 460,000 people in western and central Japan, Kyodo News agency reported.
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