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The cost of damage to the nation’s agriculture, forestry and fishing industries by powerful typhoons Faxai and Hagibis had reached ¥253.37 billion as of Tuesday morning, the agriculture ministry said.

Faxai, which struck in September as the 15th named storm of the year, and Hagibis, which arrived in October as the 19th, caused extensive destruction across the country, flooding crops and damaging irrigation channels.

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