Typhoon Jebi: Japan Hit by Most Powerful Storm of 25 Years, 10 Dead and 1.2m Evacuated (PHOTOS) + Video (UPD)

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 is facing flooding and heavy rains after the strongest typhoon in 25 years hit the country on Tuesday. Read the details on Nexter.org.

Source:  Naval Oceanography portal

UPD 5 Sep, 4 am EST:

  • At least 10 people have been killed by Typhoon Jebi;
  • At least 300 people have been injured after the heavy storm;
  • 1.2m resident of the affected areas  of has been evacuated;

Fire among cars stored in Nishinomiya.

 

Source:  The Asahi Shimbun

Cars in Kobe.

Source: Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images

 Utsubo Park, Osaka.

Source:  Aflo/Shutterstock

Crashed bridge linking Kansai airport with the land, Osaka.

Source: Jiji Press/EPA

Flipped cars in Osaka.

Source: EPA

328-foot tall ferris wheel in Osaka spinning with no operator.

Typhoon Jebi

forced an evacuation of more than 1.19 million people and canceled all the international and domestic flights as Typhoon Jebi hit the country bringing floods, cutting power, destroying cars and killing people.

It was reported that at least 6 were killed in the typhoon Jebi. Also, this natural disaster is considered to be the strongest storm in in 25 years with the record-breaking heat that caused multiple deaths all over the country.

People have to leave their homes and head to 1,500 temporary shelters in the western port city of Kobe. Wind gusts of up to 129 mph and 3.9 inches of rain flooded Kyoto partially.

The storm resulted in blown up vehicles, broken glass ceiling in Kyoto, collapse on a bridge connecting Shikoku Island and the main Japanese island of Honshu, a fuel tanker collision with a bridge linking Kansai International airport in the city. See the footage below.

Recently, a strong typhoon Shanshan with winds and rain is expected to move towards from Wednesday till Thursday. Weather sources stated that on Wednesday’s morning, Typhoon Shanshan was about 140 mi of Hachijo Island.

Shanshan brought winds of 78 mi/hr. The authorities state the typhoon would come very close to the Tokyo area for two days.

Devastating photos and videos

Video compilation from Nexter.org.

Collapsed cars and scary residents of .

Source: REUTERS

Strong winds push down the trees.

Source: REUTERS

Destroyed building and structures.

Source: REUTERS


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