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2 October, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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Two dead after typhoon batters Japan

AFP

TOKYO: Two people have been killed in a powerful typhoon that battered Japan over the weekend, officials said yesterday, as the storm’s aftermath brought travel chaos to Tokyo’s morning commute, reports AFP.

By Monday morning, Typhoon Trami had cleared Japan, but its powerful winds and heavy rainfall caused damage that blocked roads and train lines. Local officials and police said two people had been killed in the storm. One was engulfed by a landslide in western Japan’s Tottori and the another drowned in high waters in Yamanashi, west of Tokyo.

Both men were believed to have died on Sunday, when the storm made landfall in western Japan. Two more people were reported missing, and more than 120 people were injured in the powerful storm, public broadcaster NHK said.

Trami made landfall in western Japan Sunday night, bringing fierce winds and torrential rain to areas already battered by a string of recent extreme weather episodes.

The typhoon sparked travel disruption in the world’s third-biggest economy on Sunday, with bullet train services suspended, more than 1,000 flights cancelled and Tokyo’s evening train services scrapped.

 

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