33 dead, 19 missing, over 100 injured after typhoon rips through Japan

Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain, flooding huge swaths of residential districts and leaving at least 33 dead.
A day after Typhoon Hagibis lashed Tokyo and other areas in central, eastern and northeastern regions, 19 people are still missing, according to a Kyodo News tally based on information provided by rescuers and other authorities.
Some 27,000 members of the Self-Defense Forces have been dispatched to those regions, including Nagano, where they tried to rescue about 360 people who were stranded after an embankment of the Chikuma River collapsed, with the land ministry warning of the possibility of floodwaters up to 5 meters deep.
As the collapse was confirmed by around 3 p.m. and many were asleep at the time, the death toll could increase.
Ten rows of bullet trains parked at East Japan Railway Co's railyard near Nagano Station, countless facilities and houses in the city and elsewhere were inundated by muddy water.
33 dead, 19 missing, over 100 injured after typhoon rips through Japan
Houses in Nagano are submerged Sunday after the Chikuma River overflowed due to Typhoon Hagibis. Photo: KYODO
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