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India sends two warships to assist Japan after typhoon Hagibis

India has sent two warships to the waters of Japan to assist the nation after it was battered by typhoon Hagibis, the Indian Navy said on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his condolences to Japan. In a tweet PM Modi wrote, “India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. Personnel of the […]

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5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes east Tokyo as Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the east of Tokyo on Saturday (Oct 12) at about 6.22pm local time. No tsunami warning has been issued. The earthquake recorded a 4 on Japan’s quake intensity scale in southern Chiba Prefecture. The earthquake at Chiba Prefecture happened as Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on the country’s coast. At least […]

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Typhoon Hagibis: Record breaking rains flood Japan as storm makes landfall

Typhoon Hagibis has so far claimed two victims. The first victim was a man who died after his car flipped due to high wind even before the typhoon making its landfall. The second was washed away in their car. Record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 7 million people. 90 injuries […]

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Japan: 1200 flights, 400 bullet trains cancelled as Typhoon Hagibis threatens Tokyo

A typhoon with wind speeds of 220 kph is expected to make landfall near Tokyo in Japan. The typhoon equivalent of a category four hurricane was previously classified as a “super typhoon”, but was later downgraded to simply “typhoon”. The typhoon “Hagibis” has threatened to wreak havoc in Japan, forcing travelers to change plans at […]