Typhoon Hagibis: recovery and rescue efforts in full swing

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Typhoon Hagibis: recovery and rescue efforts in full swing

 

Military called in after storm kills at least 25 people and triggers widespread damageAt least 25 people have died and 15 others are missing after one of the most effective typhoons in decades struck wide regions of Japan’s main island on Saturday night.Media reports said thousands of troops, firefighters and other emergency workers had been dispatched to rescue people trapped by floodwater in the worst-hit areas, as utilities hurried to restore power to hundreds of thousands of houses. Continue reading…