Toyota To Halt Operations At All Japan Plants As Typhoon Precaution

Toyota will be temporarily halting productions at all of its Japanese manufacturing facilities because of the typhoon which will be reaching Japan soon.

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Toyota will be temporarily halting its production operations across Japan

Highlights

  • Japan will be hit by a powerful typhoon
  • As a precaution Toyota and its subsidiaries have shut down operations
  • There is no confirmation on when Toyota will start resuming operations

Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.

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Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and rail services disrupted on Sunday as heavy rain and wind lashed a wide swathe of the country.

(Reporting by Makiko Yamazaki; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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