BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- According to comprehensive Japanese media, Typhoon No. 19 Haibeisi approached the coast of Japan on the morning of December 12, local time. Affected by the storm, rainstorms and disasters occurred in the eastern coastal areas of Japan.
Reported that at 8 a.m. local time on December 12, the roofs of several houses in a residential area in Chiba County were blown off, causing injuries to many people, including children. According to the local police, there is no life-threatening injury at present.
According to Tokyo Electric Power, affected by the typhoon, 480,000 households in Chiba County were blacked out in the morning of December 12.
According to reports, haibeisi will land in the East China Sea and Kanto area of Japan from the evening of December 12. Affected by this, record breaking heavy rain will fall in the east of the country. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued the highest level warning of heavy rain and flood, and the local people need to strengthen prevention.
Typhoon No. 19 of this year, Haibeisi, was formed over the Northwest Pacific Ocean on October 6.