Typhoon Hagibis: 60 years of devastating storm in Japan, more than 7 million people were asked to leave home, Typhoon Hagibis: 60 Years of Prestigious Storm in Japan.
Torrential rains and cyclonic winds have caused havoc in most parts due to the devastation of in Japan.
Tokyo: Torrential rains and cyclonic winds have caused havoc in most parts due to the devastation of Typhoon Hagibis in Japan. Typhoon Hagibis: 60 Years of Prestigious Storm in Japan
It is believed that this is the most destructive storm in the country in the last 60 years.
According to the BBC report, Hurricane Hagibis arrived here on the Izu peninsula southwest of Tokyo shortly before seven pm on Saturday.
The storm is moving towards the east coast of Japan’s main island with strong winds of up to 225 kilometers per hour.
According to the NHK report, more than 2,70,000 households were hit by electricity.
According to local reports, two people have died due to the storm (Japan News), one of whom died after his vehicle overturned in strong winds in Shiba province, east of Tokyo, while the other person was swept away along with his car.
NHK said that according to local time, according to the information received till early Sunday, 90 people have been injured.
Amidst alarming floods and landslides, the administration has requested more than seven million people to leave the house.
But it is believed that only 50,000 people are staying in the shelter homes.
JMA Meteorological Officer Yasushi Kajivara told the media, “There is unprecedented torrential rains in cities, towns and villages, due to which warnings have been issued.”
He said, “There is a very high possibility that disasters like landslides and floods have already come. Now it is important to take steps that can save lives.”
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has warned that there may be about half a meter of rain in Tokyo between Saturday afternoon and Sunday.