Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

National Nov 20, 2019

Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are considering a trip late next month to areas of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that were hit hard by Typhoon Hagibis and subsequent heavy rain, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday. If realized, it will be the imperial couple's first ...

Regions hit by deadly Typhoon Hagibis struggle with recovery efforts

National Oct 16, 2019

Regions hit by deadly Typhoon Hagibis struggle with recovery efforts

Areas devastated by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano Prefecture and the Tohoku region are struggling to respond after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades caused record-breaking rainfall, massive flooding, mudslides and outages of electricity and water supplies. In Marumori, Miyagi Prefecture, damage was ...