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Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

A rescue worker swims as he checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker swims as he checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker swims as he checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river, caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river, caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river, caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Destroyed houses are seen, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Destroyed houses are seen, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Destroyed houses are seen, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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An aerial view shows the characters for 'water and food' written on muddy ground at a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori Town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 15.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows the characters for 'water and food' written on muddy ground at a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori Town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 15. Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows the characters for 'water and food' written on muddy ground at a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori Town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 15. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A mannequin lies on top of furniture and belongings near flooded homes, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan October 15.  
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A mannequin lies on top of furniture and belongings near flooded homes, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A mannequin lies on top of furniture and belongings near flooded homes, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15.  
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A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A rescue worker peers into a car during a search operation in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker peers into a car during a search operation in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker peers into a car during a search operation in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man talks with rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man talks with rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man talks with rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A Shinkansen bullet train rail yard is seen flooded due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

A Shinkansen bullet train rail yard is seen flooded due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A Shinkansen bullet train rail yard is seen flooded due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows a Japan Self-Defence Force helicopter flying over residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13.  Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a Japan Self-Defence Force helicopter flying over residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a Japan Self-Defence Force helicopter flying over residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A rescue helicopter fies over rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, October 14.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue helicopter fies over rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue helicopter fies over rescue workers searching a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Women carry bags, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Women carry bags, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Women carry bags, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, October 15. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A collapsed railway bridge is seen over Chikuma river swollen by Typhoon Hagibis in Ueda, central Japan, October 13.  Kyodo/via REUTERS

A collapsed railway bridge is seen over Chikuma river swollen by Typhoon Hagibis in Ueda, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A collapsed railway bridge is seen over Chikuma river swollen by Typhoon Hagibis in Ueda, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A rescue worker wades in water in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker wades in water in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker wades in water in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Debris is seen in a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, near the Tama River in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Debris is seen in a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, near the Tama River in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Debris is seen in a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, near the Tama River in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A partially submerged car is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14.  
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A partially submerged car is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A partially submerged car is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Men clean up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Men clean up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Men clean up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A residential area is flooded in Ise, Mie Prefecture, central Japan, ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, October 12.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

A residential area is flooded in Ise, Mie Prefecture, central Japan, ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A residential area is flooded in Ise, Mie Prefecture, central Japan, ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A man cleans up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man cleans up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man cleans up a shop in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Rescue workers carry a rubber dinghy as they search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers carry a rubber dinghy as they search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers carry a rubber dinghy as they search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A rescue worker checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13.  
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A rescue worker checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A rescue worker checks around a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A flooded shop is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A flooded shop is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A flooded shop is seen in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Public toilets are seen damaged after the Tama river overflowed due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Public toilets are seen damaged after the Tama river overflowed due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Public toilets are seen damaged after the Tama river overflowed due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Men watch the swollen Isuzu River due to heavy rain caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Ise, central Japan, October 12.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

Men watch the swollen Isuzu River due to heavy rain caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Ise, central Japan, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Men watch the swollen Isuzu River due to heavy rain caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Ise, central Japan, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Rescue workers transport a resident in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers transport a resident in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers transport a resident in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods, near the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A truck is partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A truck is partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A truck is partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A woman sleeps in the evacuation centre for affected by the flood after Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 13.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman sleeps in the evacuation centre for affected by the flood after Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman sleeps in the evacuation centre for affected by the flood after Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rescue workers search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13.  Kyodo/via REUTERS

Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A view of Tama river, which reached flood risk level last night caused by Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A view of Tama river, which reached flood risk level last night caused by Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A view of Tama river, which reached flood risk level last night caused by Typhoon Hagibis, in Tokyo, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Schoolchildren and residents remove mud after flooding caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

Schoolchildren and residents remove mud after flooding caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Schoolchildren and residents remove mud after flooding caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A car partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14.  
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A car partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A car partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Police search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Vehicles are seen partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Vehicles are seen partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Vehicles are seen partially submerged in a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows residential areas flooded by the Chikuma river following Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano, central Japan, October 13. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Residents try to get into their homes at a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Residents try to get into their homes at a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Residents try to get into their homes at a flooded residential area due to Typhoon Hagibis, in Kawasaki, Japan, October 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Firefighters patrol on a flooded road due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis at Ota ward in Tokyo, Japan, October 12.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

Firefighters patrol on a flooded road due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis at Ota ward in Tokyo, Japan, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Firefighters patrol on a flooded road due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis at Ota ward in Tokyo, Japan, October 12. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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