The Japanese authorities were on Monday engaged in a large search – and-rescue efforts after the country was hit by one of the worst storms of the last few decades. Due to typhoon Hagibis have been sure of 58 people for the life to come. More than two-hundred people were killed or wounded.
Also, according to broadcaster NHK and fourteen persons missing in action. Hundreds of thousands of rescue workers search for missing persons and rescue people who are stuck due to land slides and flash floods.
Japanese prime minister shinzo Abe offers his condolences to the relatives of the victims and eyewitnesses. “The government will do everything it can to make sure that it is in public life, in order you can come,” he filled in.
Hagibis has led over the weekend in Japan, and is among the heaviest downpours of rain and gusts of wind in a few years. A few of the dozens of rivers have burst their banks came into force, and it is expected that this number will increase, partly due to the fact Monday, once again the rain is going to fall. Due to the typhoon you’re about to 92,000 households without access to electricity.
According to the Weerplaza the typhoon to be a new regenrecord run. Within the region of Hakone, approximately 80 km west-south-west of Tokyo, was on the 12th of October 922,5 millimetres of rain. “This has been a thorough improvement from the old record from 2011, which was 851,5 a millimeter,” said Weerplaza.
Japanese reddingwerkers in the city of Nagano. (Photo: Reuters)
A cargo ship sank in waters near Tokyo
The Japanese authorities reported on Sunday (local time) in the waters off Tokyo-a cargo ship has sunk. The ship was out of the question as Hagibis on Saturday in Japan, and to the land, according to the Japanese ministry of Transport.
According to the Japanese newspaper, Yomiuri and at least five of the twelve crew members lost their lives. In any case, the four persons could have been saved. There were, according to the newspaper, and crew members from Myanmar, China, and Vietnam, among others, on board the ship.
Disaster and flood damage in Japan due to typhoon Hagibis
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