Survivors in Koriyama, one of Fukushima’s larger cities, described how water rose rapidly to chest height in about an hour and mainly at night, making it hard to escape to higher ground. Photo: AFP

Death toll of Typhoon Hagibis rises to at least 69 as rescuers continue search for missing residents: reports

  • Survivors in Koriyama, one of Fukushima’s larger cities, described how water rose rapidly to chest height and mainly at night
  • Finance Minister Taro Aso said there was 500 billion yen in reserves for disaster recovery and more money would be considered if needed
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Survivors in Koriyama, one of Fukushima’s larger cities, described how water rose rapidly to chest height in about an hour and mainly at night, making it hard to escape to higher ground. Photo: AFP
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