A massive typhoon is pummeling the Japanese island of Okinawa, stirring up 40 foot waves and 150mph winds which are overturning trucks and ripping trees from the ground. Super typhoon Man-yi has injured at least 17 people and cut the electricity to nearly 100,000 homes. "This is one of the biggest typhoons we've experienced in Okinawa," says a local.
"We islanders are very nervous. It's fairly dangerous to go out or even drive a car as trash and broken trees are flying in the air." More than 320 flights have been canceled as the storm hastens north; Man-yi could bring landslides and flooding to Tokyo by Sunday morning, according to the Japanese weather bureau. (Read more weather stories.)