Typhoon Haibeisi has killed 11 people and injured 126 people in Japan. (Source: NKH)
Overseas network on October 13, typhoon Haibei continued to ravage Japan, has caused at least 11 deaths, scheduled for 14, Japans Maritime Self-Defense Force naval parade was forced to suspend.
Agence France-Presse and Japan Broadcasting Association (NKH) reported that official Japanese news said that Heibeth had caused at least 11 deaths in Japan. Among them, 9 people have died and 15 people have disappeared in 7 counties, such as Kanagawa County and Zhimu County. In addition, 126 people were injured in 28 prefectures in Japan.
The report also said that affected by typhoon, floods flooded many places in Japan, a special nursing home in Shirakawa area of Kawabata City, Qiyu Prefecture was flooded, and about 260 elderly co-workers were transferred to the next building for shelter. Local police and firefighters are trying to rescue the trapped.
According to Japans Yomiuri Shimbun, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JASDF) naval parade scheduled for 14 days in Xiangmu Bay was also suspended due to typhoon. Japans defense minister Taro Kono told reporters on the morning of March 13 that it is imperative to deal with the huge disasters caused by Typhoon 19. He also said 27,000 self-defense forces would be sent to deal with the disaster.
A special nursing home in Chuanyue City of Qiyu County was flooded. (Tuyuan: Reading and Selling News)
Typhoon Haibeisi, No. 19 of this year, landed on the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, on the evening of December 12, and then continued to move towards the Kanto area. In addition to the loss of casualties, Haibeth also caused hundreds of thousands of households in Japan to lose power, more than 3 million people to evacuate, and record-breaking rainfall also caused flooding of many rivers. The destructive power of the typhoon is beyond imagination. The Meteorological Office issued the highest-level rainstorm warning to Tokyo and other places, calling for vigilance against flood disasters. Transportation services in Japan were almost completely halted, and shelters were crowded with evacuated people.
Japan Meteorological Agency held a press conference on the evening of December 12, calling Japan experiencing unprecedented heavy rain and calling on people to take life as the top priority. Japans Ministry of Land and Transport calls on residents to pay attention to such dangers as big waves. In addition to the coastal areas, we need to guard against River flooding.
The Chinese Embassy in Japan issued typhoon related emergency reminders on its official website, calling on Chinese citizens to visit Japan and Chinese citizens to plan trips to pay attention to weather conditions in advance, adjust their journeys ahead of time, stay away from river courses, seaside and mountain areas to avoid natural disasters such as floods or landslides, so as to ensure safe travel.