Over 42,000 houses in Japan remain without water supply after Hagibis typhoon

Over 42,000 houses in Japan remain without water supply after Hagibis typhoon
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  • calendar-gray 23 October 2019

Over 42,000 houses remain without water supply in eight Japanese prefecture after the Hagibis typhoon that made landfall last week, Japan's television reported on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

The direst situation remains in the Fukushima prefecture, where around 35,000 houses remain without water supply.

According to latest reports, at least 84 people were killed in the Hagibis typhoon, and nine more are reported missing. Torrential rains that accompanied the typhoon caused 71 rivers to flood in Japan's central and north-eastern parts. Search and rescue operations continue in the affected areas.

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