Recommendations to evacuate received 4.2 million residents of Japan. Because of the Typhoon, 50 thousand homes were left without power, two airports in Tokyo were closed, and one person was killed. The highest level of threat has been declared.
In Japan, 50 thousand people are ordered to evacuate, another 4.2 million are recommended to evacuate. This was reported on Saturday, October 12, local TV channel NHK. The lives of these people are threatened by the approaching Typhoon “Hagibis,” in several prefectures of the country declared the maximum, fifth, threat level.
The Typhoon will reach Tokyo by the evening of the Sabbath, its consequences are visible now. Without light, there were 50 thousand homes, two Metropolitan airports stopped working, in addition to Tokyo metro and train stations are closed, many shops do not work.
Due to strong winds in Chiba Prefecture, one person was killed and five were injured. Wind gusts reach 65 kilometers per hour. Rugby World Cup matches and Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix qualification have been canceled. Japanese meteorologists said that the power of “Hagibis” is comparable to Typhoon “IDA,” which killed more than 1,200 people in 1958.
Two people were killed and another 70 injured in Japan due to Typhoon Hagibis, which is currently moving towards Tokyo.