Water Supplies Cut In 13 Prefectures


Water supplies cut in 13 prefectures

Japan's health and welfare ministry says as of 4 a.m. Tuesday, more than 133,000 households are without water supplies in 13 prefectures after Typhoon Hagibis swept through Japan over the weekend.

They include:

45,400 households in Iwaki City, in Fukushima Prefecture.

23,255 in Soma City, Minamisoma City, and Shinchi Town also in Fukushima Prefecture.

12,800 in Hitachiomiya City in Ibaraki Prefecture.

9,748 in Atami City and Kannami Town in Shizuoka Prefecture.

4,000 in Nasukarasuyama City in Tochigi Prefecture.

3,448 in Marumori Town in Miyagi Prefecture.

3,100 in Okutama and Hinode towns in Tokyo.

3,620 in Sagamihara City in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Water supplies also remain unavailable in parts of Iwate, Nagano, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba and Yamanashi prefectures.