Monday, November 19, 2018
 
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Typhoon Jebi leaves trail of destruction across Japan
 
Japan 05 sep(Agencies)
In Japan, the death toll in the typhoon Jebi stood at 10, with 300 people injured, according to the Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, tweeting on his official account, said the government was working to get the Kansai International airport back online which got cut off due to the typhoon. He added that the government continues to make utmost efforts to respond to disaster damage and restore infrastructure.


Typhoon Jebi is the worst storm to hit the country in 25 years. Jebi has left a trail of destruction across the west of the country, hitting major cities like Kyoto and Osaka. Flights, trains and ferries were cancelled but thousands of passengers stranded at Osaka's international airport have since been evacuated.

Evacuation advisories have been issued for more than 1.2 million people
 
 
 
 
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