Some 30,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and elsewhere are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.
As of 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, the power is down for 14,000 households in Chiba prefecture, which was hit hard by Typhoon Faxai in early September. A blackout is also happening in parts of Tokyo and Shizuoka, Tochigi, Yamanashi, Ibaraki, Gunma, Saitama and Kanagawa Prefectures.
Some 24,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and elsewhere are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.
As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, the power is down in parts of Chiba Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture, Ibaraki Prefecture, Tokyo, Gunma Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture and Kanagawa Prefecture.
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.
Tokyo Electric Power Company says blackouts caused by Typhoon Faxai will continue on Wednesday in some areas near Tokyo.
TEPCO Power Grid President Yoshinori Kaneko offered an update early Wednesday on efforts to restore power to more than 448,000 households and businesses in Chiba Prefecture and 6,000 in Kanagawa.