TOKYO Adidas Superstar Or Pas Cher , Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Five people were left dead and transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as Typhoon Lan lashed central Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall early Monday and hit wide swathes of the nation thereafter.
The Typhoon, with an atmospheric pressure of 950 hectopascals at its center and packing powerful winds of up to 198 kph, hit the Shizuoka Prefecture region of central Japan on the main island of Honshu at around 3:00 a.m. local time.
According to local news reports, the 21st typhoon of the season left a trail of destruction its past, with rivers bursting their banks and landslides engulfing homes, with the western region of Wakayama Prefecture seeing as much as 800 millimeters of rain through a 48-hour period to Sunday.
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A 63-year-old man was killed after strong winds brought down scaffolding at a construction site in the city of Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, and in Yamaguchi Prefecture, in western Japan, a 70-year-old man died after being forced to dive into the sea following his boat's engine failing.
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In hard-hit Mie Prefecture, a 29-year-old man also died in a submerged car and in Wakayama Prefecture, an 82-year-old man is in intensive care after his house was leveled by a mudslide.
Operations will be halted until Monday evening at Toyota Motor Corp.'s factories in multiple prefectures, including Iwate, Miyagi and Gifu, local media quoted company representatives as saying.
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Shinkansen bullet train services were suspended along parts of the Tokaido line, and local services in Tokyo and Osaka were disrupted during rush hour Monday morning.
Evacuation orders were issued in some local cities and towns, and vote counting following Sunday's lower house election suspended until Monday in areas where access to polling stations was affected by the typhoon.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon Lan will be downgraded to an extra tropical cyclone on Monday night when it reaches east of Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido.
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YINCHUANURUMQI, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Millions of Muslims inChina are joining communities across the world to celebrate Eidal-Fitr Adidas Superstar Pride Pack Pas Cher , the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Festivities started Sunday in the provinces of Qinghai andGansu. Other regions with a large Muslim presence celebrated it onMonday.
In Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, home to two million Muslims,employees were given a three-day holiday on top of the weekend.
People packed early morning prayers.
"Eid al-Fitr is the most important festival for Muslims," saidQian Shangli, 76, who has lived in Ningxia for nearly half acentury.
A devout Muslim, Qian said he has severe knee pain Adidas Superstar Slip On Pas Cher , but he didnot let that stop him from attending mosque.
"I can't kneel to pray but the important thing is I am here," hesaid. "Peace and harmony are the key messages of Eid."
In Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where more than half of its23-million population are Muslim, Monday was also a publicholiday.
In the city of Aksu in western Xinjiang, hundreds of Muslimsgather at Reyset Jama Mosque early in the morning.
The mosque has only been open since late May. It features alarge prayer hall, about the size of two tennis courts, and a100-space parking lot.
"The prayer area has tripled. It is clean and has blankets Adidas Superstar Fleur Pas Cher ,heaters and lamps," said Abliz Barat, 70, who was comparing it withthe mosque he usually went to.
Large crowds were at mosques in Qinghai Province to mark Eidal-Fitr a day earlier.
On Sunday alone, about 110,000 people visited Dongguan Mosque inthe provincial capital of Xining, said Ma Yun Adidas Superstar Lotus Pas Cher , director of themosque management committee.
"We prayed for a peaceful world, a thriving nation, and familywell-being," he said.
Visiting relatives and friends is another big tradition.
Highway toll fees in some regions are waived for privatevehicles during the holiday. Like during Spring Festival, manyurban residents return to their rural homes to be with theirrelatives.
Ma Heimai flew all the way from Malaysia to visit Hualong HuiAutonomous County, Qinghai, his hometown. He opened a restaurant inKuala Lumpur to sell his hometown's specialty -- lamian Adidas Superstar Supercolor Pas Cher , atraditional hand-pulled beef noodles.
In Xinjiang, Abliz Barat told Xinhua that he would take afive-day break for Eid to visit relatives or welcome them to hishome.
"I have prepared cash gifts for my grandchildren, and willslaughter a goat for a feast," he said.
Lamb farmer Turgun Abduwahi.