Rescuers Search For Missing, Death Toll Hits 74

Rescuers search for missing, death toll hits 74

Authorities in Japan are still trying to get a handle on the extent of the damage after Typhoon Hagibis tore through the country. At least 74 people have been confirmed dead.

Emergency crews have been racing to locate people who remain missing.

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Emperor, Empress Rehearse Enthronement Ceremony

Emperor, empress rehearse enthronement ceremony

Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have taken part in a rehearsal for their enthronement ceremony next week.

The imperial couple opened their car's window and waved to passersby as they arrived at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday afternoon.

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Emergency Crews Search For Missing, Assess Damage

Emergency crews search for missing, assess damage

Japanese authorities are still trying to get a handle on the extent of the damage after typhoon Hagibis tore through the country.

At least 74 people have now been confirmed dead. Emergency crews have been trying to locate those who remain missing.

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Typhoon Response Dominates Diet Debate

Typhoon response dominates diet debate

The government's response to Typhoon Hagibis dominated Tuesday's debate in the Diet.

Opposition lawmakers grilled the government on its handling of the storm, including why radioactive waste produced after the 2011 nuclear disaster was not properly protected.

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Emergency Crews Search For Missing After Typhoon

Emergency crews search for missing after typhoon

Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went missing after Typhoon Hagibis devastated parts of Japan over the weekend. Authorities say the death toll now stands at 72.

A member of Japan's Self-Defense Forces recorded a video from a helmet-cam on Sunday, as residents from a flooded nursing home were airlifted to safety.

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Hokuriku Shinkansen Recovery May Take 1 To 2 Weeks

Hokuriku Shinkansen recovery may take 1 to 2 weeks

The operator of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet train says it will be one or two weeks before operations along its entire route are restored due to disruptions caused by Typhoon Hagibis over the weekend.

The Hokuriku Shinkansen connects Tokyo with the central Japanese city of Kanazawa, via Nagano.

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Over 13,000 Homes Flooded After Typhoon Hagibis

Over 13,000 homes flooded after Typhoon Hagibis

NHK has learned that more than 13,000 homes were flooded due to Typhon Hagibis which swept across Japan over the weekend.

Data collected from NHK stations across the country showed that more than 1,000 houses were destroyed or partially damaged.

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Bank Of Japan Head Calls For Funds For Recovery

Bank of Japan head calls for funds for recovery

Japan's central bank is sizing up the damage to the economy caused by Typhoon Hagibis. It aims to make sure there is enough money available for rebuilding.

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has told the heads of regional branches to quickly gather information on the disaster's impact.

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Multilingual Assistance On Typhoon Hagibis

Multilingual assistance on Typhoon Hagibis

Prefectures affected by Typhoon Hagibis are making efforts to grasp the extent of damage. They're offering multilingual assistance to foreign residents and tourists affected by the devastating typhoon.

The Miyagi International Association has set up a hotline for foreigners in 12 languages--English, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Thai, Tagalog, and Hindi. The phone number is 022-275-9990.

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Emergency Crews On The Job In Typhoon Aftermath

Emergency crews on the job in typhoon aftermath

Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went missing after Typhoon Hagibis devastated parts of Japan over the weekend. Authorities say the death toll now stands at 66.

A member of Japan's Self-Defense Forces recorded a video from a helmet-cam on Sunday, as residents from a flooded nursing home were airlifted to safety.

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Hagibis Leaves Residents Struggling To Rebuild

Hagibis leaves residents struggling to rebuild

Nagano Prefecture in central Japan is facing a lengthy clean-up process as officials continue to assess the extent of the damage after the nearby river burst its banks. But the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis hasn't damaged the resolve of residents going forward. NHK World's Haruka Nouchi is in the area and has more.

Haruka Nouchi: I'm at the bank of the Chikuma River. You can see the riverbed on the right side and how the levee was completely destroyed by the huge flood.There are many heavy machines putting blocks along the banks.

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Typhoon - Hit Railway Station Near Tokyo Congested

Typhoon-hit railway station near Tokyo congested

Commuters had to endure long lines at a key railway station near Tokyo on Tuesday where the escalators and automatic ticket gates were not operating after being damaged by Typhoon Hagibis.

East Japan Railway's Musashi-Kosugi Station, south of Tokyo, was flooded at the weekend due to torrential rain.

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Over 12,000 Homes Flooded After Typhoon Hagibis

Over 12,000 homes flooded after Typhoon Hagibis

NHK has learned that more than 12,000 homes were flooded due to Typhon Hagibis which swept across Japan over the weekend.

Data collected from NHK stations across the country showed that about 900 houses were destroyed or partially damaged.

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Land Ministry Focuses On Flood Recovery

Land Ministry focuses on flood recovery

Japan's land ministry says Typhoon Hagibis caused 66 levees to break on 47 rivers around the country and it's focused on flood recovery efforts.

Land Minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said: "The ministry is working around the clock on recovery efforts. Building temporary dikes and dealing with flooding is the urgent first step to help people affected by the storm."

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