Death Toll Due to Typhoon Hagibis Rises

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Published on October 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:02s

Death Toll Due to Typhoon Hagibis Rises

Death Toll Due to Typhoon Hagibis Rises The death toll from the catastrophic storm that devastated parts of Japan over the weekend has risen to 50.

The number is expected to rise as flood waters continue to subside.

The typhoon dumped more than 35 inches of rain in some areas.

Floodwaters reached the tops of homes.

Military personnel were deployed to aid in rescue efforts.

Hundred of thousands are without power.

It is Japan's most powerful storm since 1958.

Officials warn that the risk of landslides due to saturated soil remains high.

The overall economic costs remain unknown.


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