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Typhoon Hagibis: 110,000 join rescue effort as survivors tell of ‘incredible’ storm

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Nations counts its losses after deadly storm dumped 40% of average annual rainfall in some areasMore than 110,000 rescuers were searching for survivors in Japan the wake of super-typhoon Hagibis, which has already claimed 40 lives.The storm, which over the weekend dumped 40% of average annual rainfall on some areas, caused at least 25 rivers across the country to burst their banks, leading to vast tracts of land being flooded. By Monday at least 16 people were still missing and 200 were confirmed injured. Continue reading…

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Author : Gavin Blair in Tokyo

Publish date : 2019-10-14 05:25:46

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