TYPHOON JEBI IS THE STRONGEST STORM TO HIT JAPAN IN 25 YEARSDate: 2018-09-04
Ten people have been killed and 200 injured by the 135mph winds and more than a million people have been urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi hits Western and Central Japan.
Flights, trains and ferry services have been cancelled as Japan's weather agency warns of possible landslides, flooding, high tides, lightning and tornado's. A tanker that was anchored in Osaka bay has been thrown into a bridge, parts of a train stations roof has collapsed and Kansai international airport is currently flooding.
Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo, urges the Japanese people to take action to protect their lives, including preparing and considering an early evacuation. A 71-year-old man has died after being buried underneath a fallen storage unit and another elderly man in his 70's has died after allegedly being blown to the ground from his apartment.
This semi-truck was flipped on its side and crashed into the side of a bridge as Typhoon Jebi slammed the southern coast of Japan, the strongest typhoon to make landfall there in 25 years https://t.co/uW6eXB4Emm pic.twitter.com/2VDt6Ibqdw— CNN (@CNN) September 4, 2018