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Typhoon ‘Hagibis’ in Japan kills 16, injures 149


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

13th Oct, 2019. 11:33 am
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Typhoon Hagibis leaves 16 killed and 149 injured

At least sixteen persons were killed, several 149 left injured as a deadly typhoon of 8-year Japanese history ‘Hagibis’ has approached Tokyo bay.

Other sixteen people are reportedly found missing, rescue operations are underway.

According to an International news agency, the storm has weakened after it approached the bay but it still remains highly dangerous.

The heavy winds left broken windows, scarred facades and took roofs of several buildings along.

Rugby World cup match, concerts and various other events have been postponed after the typhoon alert.

Several households in the Kanto, Chiba and Tokyo areas are without power, locals reported.

Evacuation advisories have been issued throughout much of the Tokyo region to rescue the locals of Typhoon-hit areas.

The deadly typhoon which badly affected Central and Southern Japan, will now predictably cause torrential rains and landsliding.

According to reports, rescue helicopters have saved a few who suffers from the deadly storm.

According to statistics, 80,000 people seek refuge in temporary shelters in Tokyo, while the rest four million people are deprived from electricity.

Winds between 100 and 130 kph are expected to lash southern Japan, including Tokyo, for most of the mid-morning through evening. Up to 200 millimeters of rainfall is also predicted to cause flooding.

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