A local resident is rescued by Japanese Self-Defence Forces soldiers in Motomiya, Fukushima prefecture. Photo: Kyodo

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan military deployed as monster storm death toll climbs

  • At least 33 people have been killed as a result of powerful Typhoon Hagibis that slammed into Japan
  • The storm’s ‘unprecedented’ heavy rain triggered deadly landslides and caused rivers to burst their banks
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A local resident is rescued by Japanese Self-Defence Forces soldiers in Motomiya, Fukushima prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
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