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Typhoon Hagibis hammers Japan, leaving chaos in its wake

Ferocious Hagibis typhoon hit the central and eastern regions of Japan over the weekend

On October 12, Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan’s mainland, leaving 40 victims in the aftermath, with 15 people reported missing, and another 200 injured due to the extremely violent storm. Meanwhile, 30,000 Japanese people have been left stranded, cut off from their homes, and are being situated in evacuation centers after the disaster, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier said. In Tokyo and the neighboring prefectures, about 53,000 homes remain without power. More than 130,000 apartments and houses throughout the country lack water supplies following the catastrophe.