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Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Thursday visited areas in northeastern Japan that were hit by a powerful typhoon in October and consoled the victims of the deadly storm.

The couple visited Marumori in Miyagi Prefecture as well as Motomiya in Fukushima Prefecture. Both areas were inundated when Typhoon Hagibis passed through the region. The typhoon left more than 90 people dead, including 17 in the two municipalities.

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