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Typhoon in Japan: 11 dead, hundreds wounded and chaos at Osaka Airport


Eleven dead, over 600 injured, extensive material damage and chaos at Kansai Airport (Osaka, West), where thousands of passengers were being evacuated on Wednesday: Typhoon Jebi who swept the Japan will remain in the annals, even if it is far from being the most deadly.

This 21st typhoon of the season, whose winds in the central part exceeded 160 km / h and around 220 km / h on the periphery, crossed the archipelago from south-west to north, weakening at the end of race. It is now only an offshore storm.
It was classified in the category of "very powerful" typhoons, which rarely directly affect Japan. It is the first of this type accosting on the archipelago since 1993.

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