(Worthy News) - A powerful typhoon was forecast to bring 2 feet of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area this weekend, and Japan’s government warned people Friday to stockpile supplies and evacuate before it’s too dangerous.
Kajihara said Typhoon Hagibis resembled a typhoon that hit the Tokyo region in 1958 with heavy rains and left a half-million houses flooded. More than 1,200 people died in that storm.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet is to hold a disaster management meeting later Friday. [ Source: VOA News (Read More...) ]
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