A flooded residential area in Sakura, Chiba prefecture. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters

At least 10 killed in landslides and floods as torrential rain lashes eastern Japan

  • Weeks after Typhoon Hagibis and Typhoon Faxai hits parts of Japan, torrential rain have caused additional chaos
  • Several people have died in Fukushima and Chiba prefectures, after rivers caused extensive flooding, inundating roads, houses and rail tracks
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A flooded residential area in Sakura, Chiba prefecture. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters
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A man in Nagano wades through floodwaters in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis. Photo: AFP

Japan braces for two more destructive storms, two weeks after chaos of Typhoon Hagibis

  • Gale-force winds and heavy rain are set to lash Tokyo and the surrounding regions on Thursday evening
  • Meanwhile, Typhoon Bualoi is already battering the Ogasawara Islands, south of Tokyo, with strong winds, heavy rainfall and high waves
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A man in Nagano wades through floodwaters in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis. Photo: AFP
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