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Rescue Efforts Begin After Typhoon Causes Flooding in Japan

TOKYO - Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan, including Tokyo, after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall, leaving at least four dead and 17 missing.
Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo Saturday and moved northward. More than 100 people were also injured in its wake, according to public broadcaster NHK, as the numbers kept growing.
13 October 2019
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