Japan has been hit by its strongest typhoon in 25 years, causing at least six deaths and 160 injuries.
Japanese authorities are trying to identify eight people whose badly decomposed remains were found on a wooden boat that washed up on a beach.
Japanese police have arrested a man after finding parts of nine bodies in his apartment in Zama, near Tokyo.
North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan, officials said, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region.
North Korea says it has successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) under the supervision of leader Kim Jong-un, and that it was capable of hitting anywhere in the world.