Military called in after worst storm in six decades causes widespread damageAt least 25 people have died and 15 others are missing after one of the most powerful typhoons in decades struck wide areas of Japan’s main island on Saturday night.Media reports said thousands of troops, firefighters and other emergency workers had been dispatched to rescue people trapped by floodwater in the worst-hit areas, as utilities raced to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/13/typhoon-hagibis-rescue-and-recovery-in-full-swing-after-deadly-storm
Author : Justin McCurry in Yokohama and agencies
Publish date : 2019-10-14 00:10:22
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