Typhoon Roke struck Toyokawa, central Japan on early Sept. 21, bringing heavy rain and strong winds and disturbing transport systems.

At least four people died and two were reported missing in Japan as Typhoon Roke bore down on Tokyo on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said, Reuters reports.

On Tuesday, NASA's Aqua satellite released a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image showing Typhoon Roke approaching on its northward journey over Japan.

More than 1.3 million people were advised to evacuate on Tuesday as typhoon Roke approached Japan, threatening the industrial city of Nagoya with heavy rain and landslides.

A few pictures below show the aftermath of typhoon Roke: