Tokyo Electric Power Company has announced extensions to electricity bill payment deadlines in parts of Chiba Prefecture amid widespread blackouts resulting from Typhoon Faxai.
The measure applies to households and businesses in 41 municipalities, including the cities of Chiba, Choshi, Tateyama, Yotsukaido and Narita.
The payment date for bills from August to November will be extended for one month.
Some homes and businesses may be granted exemptions from electricity bill fees for up to six months from October.
Anyone looking to receive the special measures is advised to call 0120-930-052. The line is toll-free, and open 9 AM to 5 PM Monday to Saturday.