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Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast: weather agency

PTI | Tokyo | Updated: 12-10-2019 16:25 IST | Created: 12-10-2019 16:15 IST
Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast: weather agency
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Powerful typhoon Hagibis has made landfall in Japan, officials said on Saturday, as torrential rain and winds have already lashed the country causing floods and mudslides.

"The eye of Typhoon Hagibis made landfall shortly before 19:00 (1000 GMT) in Izu Peninsula", southwest of Tokyo, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Also Read: Japan: Typhoon Hagibis to come close to Izu Peninsula; see live tracker


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