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SEVERAL DEAD, 1 MILLION URGED TO EVACUATE AS JAPAN HIT BY STRONGEST TYPHOON IN 25 YEARS

Tokyo: A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, inundating the region’s main international airport and blowing a tanker into a bridge, disrupting land and air travel and leaving thousands stranded. At least 11 people died and more than 300 were injured.Jebi, reportedly the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993, headed north across the main island of Honshu toward the Sea of Japan. It was off the northern coast of Fukui on Tuesday evening with sustained winds of 126 kilometers per hour and gusts up to 180 km.

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