Alabama's governor said some areas of the state are seeing historic flood levels from slow-moving Hurricane Sally and more flooding is expected throughout the day.
Six people have been killed and over two dozens missing in a landslide caused by heavy rains in Sindhupalchowk district.
Floods triggered by monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in the Indian state of Assam where at least 2.75 million have been displaced. In neighbouring Nepal floods and landslides had forced hundreds out of their residences.
The eye of Typhoon Hagibis made landfall shortly before 1000 GMT in Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.
Eleven people were rescued alive from the rubble, amongst them a baby, rescuers said. Nine homes and a local business were affected by the landslide following days of heavy rain.
Nearly 300 people died after mudslides triggered by floods from heavy rains devastated the southwestern town of Mocoa.
At least 16 people were killed, including nine US soldiers, following heavy rains over the past week in Texas.
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