READ MORE: Japan advises nearly 300,000 to evacuate amid typhoon Jebi’s approach Ten people died and hundreds were injured as Japan was hit by one of the strongest typhoons in 25 years.
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Jebi was the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993, according to Japan’s Kyodo News service.
The storm has torn roofs off houses, damaged tankers and tens of thousands of people have been left without power. The strongest typhoon to hit Japan's mainland in 25 years smashed a tanker into a bridge, forcing one of the country's largest airports to close and hundreds of flights to be canceled. News Japan slowly cleans up Typhoon Jebi damage. For example, the twelfth typhoon of the year is known as "typhoon number 12". News Typhoon Jebi hammers Japan, injuring dozens and leaving a trail of destruction.
Western Japan is being hit by the most powerful typhoon in a quarter of a century. Typhoon Jebi in Japan. 4 sep 2018 155.610. kapot gebouw japan stad flat oeps slopen steen storm wind A typhoon moves at a relatively slow pace (around 20 km/h), and its path can be predicted quite accurately.
Typhoons later in the season tend to be stronger than typhoons earlier in the season.
The typhoon hit during a summer of meteorological misery for Japan, with floods and landslides killing over 200 people in western Japan in July, … In Japan, typhoons are numbered rather than being given a personal name.