Powerful Typhoon Trami Hits Japan, Injuring Dozens

Powerful Typhoon Trami Hits Japan, Injuring Dozens

Oct. 1, 2018, 8:41 a.m.

A powerful typhoon is battering Japan, causing widespread travel disruption.

Typhoon Trami made landfall on Sunday at 20:00 local time (11:00 GMT) near the western city of Osaka, with gusts of up to 216 km/h (134 mph).

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Many flights and trains services were cancelled as the storm moved eastward. More than 750,000 homes lost power.

At least 84 people suffered minor injuries. The typhoon comes less than a month after the country's strongest storm in 25 years hit western Japan.

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Typhoon Jebi caused widespread flooding at least seven deaths in early September.

Courtesy: BBC

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