About 64,000 households are still without electricity in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, more than a week after a typhoon struck the area.
Typhoon Faxai made landfall in the prefecture on September 9, causing extensive damage. Tokyo Electric Power Company is rushing to repair the grid, but work is facing delays in some areas.
Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and on an island off Tokyo. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.
NTT Docomo says that as of Friday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 36 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture. The island of Oshima is also experiencing connectivity problems.
Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.
NTT Docomo says that as of Thursday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 43 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture and two in Kanagawa Prefecture. The islands of Oshima and Niijima, which are part of Tokyo, are also experiencing connectivity problems.
Japan's health ministry says more than 24,900 households in Tokyo, Chiba and Shizuoka prefectures still remain cut off from water supplies as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Sixty-two hospitals are likely to have been hit by the power outage or water shortage. Ministry officials confirmed that 37 are providing treatment and other services as usual, but they have yet to confirm how the other 25 are coping.
Over half a million households and businesses mainly in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, remain without power one day after Typhoon Faxai struck.
Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, says the outage continues for about 575,000 households and businesses in Chiba and other prefectures in the Kanto region, and Shizuoka Prefecture, as of 6:30 p.m on Tuesday.
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The mercury remained high across much of Japan on Monday. Authorities are urging people to take precautions against heatstroke as the hot weather is expected to continue.
Daytime highs reached 38.2 degrees Celsius in the city of Tajimi in Gifu Prefecture, central Japan. The temperature was just 38 degrees in the city of Koshu in Yamanashi Prefecture and the town of Fukusaki in Hyogo. Central Tokyo had a high of 34.9 degrees.