TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan , including Tokyo , after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy...
News footage showed a rescue helicopter hovering in a flooded area in Nagano prefecture where an embankment of the Chikuma River broke. The chopper plucked those stranded on the second floor of a home submerged in muddy waters.
Authorities warned of a risk of mudslides. Among the reported deaths were those whose homes were buried in landslides. Other fatalities included people who got swept away by raging rivers .
He acknowledged Japan’s power grids need to be strengthened so people in disaster areas can rely on timely information.
All other matches scheduled for Saturday had been canceled. Stores and amusement parks had been closed.
Evacuation centers had been set up in coastal towns with tens of thousands seeking shelter. Kyodo News service said evacuation warnings had been issued to more than 6 million people.Read more: The Associated Press
Heart breaking reading your report & watching nhk_news video clip of extensive damages. People come first & then the symbolic fact and video images of 'Japan’s prized bullet trains, parked in a facility, were sitting in a pool of water' adds to my pain. Good luck Japan Incredibly solid infrastructure allowed them to weather this particularly well. So glad that the casualties weren't higher.
Japan cannot get a break...🙏💜💕😘
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