An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Katsura river after tropical storm Man-yi, also known locally as Typhoon No.18, hit Kyoto, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 16, 2013. Torrential rain hit western Japan on Monday morning as the Man-yi made landfall in the country’s central region, prompting the weather agency to warn of “unprecedented heavy rain” and urge people to take safety precautions. In Kyoto Prefecture, some 260,000 residents were ordered to evacuate, including about 81,000 in Fukuchiyama, Kyodo news reported. Mandatory Credit. REUTERS/Kyodo

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