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Japanese typhoon leaves 100 canceled fields and 1 million without power



The Typhoon Faxai, which landed early Monday morning in the coastal city of Chiba, brought heavy rain and winds at 120 mph, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Then the storm moved over Tokyo and paralyzed transport. Tokyo subway main stations were packed with full transport Monday morning, all waiting for closed bullet and subway trains.

Train services are gradually being resumed in the mid-morning, but all lines are still delayed.

More than 100 flights to and from airports in the Tokyo area were canceled on Monday, including 49 flights by Japan Airlines and 41 from All Nippon Airways, according to the airport's website. The entire Keikyu railway line, which connects Tokyo and Yokohama with Haneda Airport, is still shut down.

As of Monday afternoon, 1

800 passengers were seated at Narita International Airport, according to an airport spokesman. Flights were still arriving, but with the highways blocked and two rail lines to the city center closed, arriving passengers had no way of leaving the airport.

Narita is one of two international airports in the Tokyo area.

  A woman cycles through a flooded area in Tokyo on September 9, 2019.
The highways were closed, passing ships were canceled in Tokyo Port and railways are closed on Sunday and Monday.

Photos show flooded streets littered with trees and branches being cut down. Workers on Monday leaned for signs and lamps that had burned out, and employees of Higashi Chiba train station checked the roof, which was twisted and torn.

There is also a wide delay – nearly one million households are without energy, according to public broadcaster NHK. The entire Shikinejim Islands and Oshima off the southern coast of the country lost power, according to Tokyo's Disaster Prevention Department
  ] The damaged roof of Higashi Chiba Station caused by Typhoon Faxi in Chiba on September 9, 2019.

No deaths have been reported so far, but at least ten people have been hospitalized NHK said on Monday.

Prior to typhoon, the JMA issued warnings about storms, floods and landslides and asked the public to avoid going outdoors.

An evacuation council was issued on Sunday night to about 150,000 people in Kanagawa, Shizuoka and Tokyo prefectures, with information about evacuation preparation being provided to about 2.5 million people, according to the NHK. Evacuation shelters have been built in Tokyo, including city offices in Minato, Machida, Meguro and more.
  Firefighter Passes a Fallen Tree Caused by Typhoon Faxai in Tokyo on September 9, 2019.

Junko Ogura and Sol Han contributed to the reporting.


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