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Typhoon Jebi hits Japan

Burned cars are seen on an artificial island after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Nishinomiya. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Burned cars are seen on an artificial island after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Nishinomiya. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Burned cars are seen on an artificial island after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Nishinomiya. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A bridge connecting Kansai airport, damaged by crashing with a 2,591-tonne tanker, which is sent by strong wind caused by Typhoon Jebi. 


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A bridge connecting Kansai airport, damaged by crashing with a 2,591-tonne tanker, which is sent by strong wind caused by Typhoon Jebi. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A bridge connecting Kansai airport, damaged by crashing with a 2,591-tonne tanker, which is sent by strong wind caused by Typhoon Jebi. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Smoke is seen among containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi, in Kobe. 


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Smoke is seen among containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi, in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Smoke is seen among containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi, in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows a flooded runway at Kansai airport, which is built on a man-made island in a bay, after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Izumisano. 

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An aerial view shows a flooded runway at Kansai airport, which is built on a man-made island in a bay, after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Izumisano. Kyodo/via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a flooded runway at Kansai airport, which is built on a man-made island in a bay, after Typhoon Jebi hit the area, in Izumisano. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A ship damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Nishinomiya. 
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A ship damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Nishinomiya. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A ship damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Nishinomiya. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe.

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Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Passengers stranded at Kansai International Airport due to powerful typhoon Jebi queue outside the airport as they wait for the arrival of a special bus service to transport them out of the area, in Izumisato. 

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Passengers stranded at Kansai International Airport due to powerful typhoon Jebi queue outside the airport as they wait for the arrival of a special bus service to transport them out of the area, in Izumisato. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Passengers stranded at Kansai International Airport due to powerful typhoon Jebi queue outside the airport as they wait for the arrival of a special bus service to transport them out of the area, in Izumisato. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe. 

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Containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Containers damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Boats float along with debris during Typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. 

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Boats float along with debris during Typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. TWITTER/ @R10N_SR/via REUTERS

Boats float along with debris during Typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. TWITTER/ @R10N_SR/via REUTERS
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Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Osaka.


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Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Osaka. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Osaka. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A building damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Osaka. 

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A building damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Osaka. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A building damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in Osaka. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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High waves triggered by Typhoon Jebi are seen at a fishing port in Aki, Kochi Prefecture. 


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High waves triggered by Typhoon Jebi are seen at a fishing port in Aki, Kochi Prefecture. Kyodo/via REUTERS

High waves triggered by Typhoon Jebi are seen at a fishing port in Aki, Kochi Prefecture. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A tree damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in front of Heian Shrine. 
  
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A tree damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in front of Heian Shrine. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A tree damaged by Typhoon Jebi is seen in front of Heian Shrine. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A man using an umbrella struggles against strong wind and rain. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man using an umbrella struggles against strong wind and rain. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man using an umbrella struggles against strong wind and rain. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Intense high wind from Typhoon Jebi blows in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. 


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Intense high wind from Typhoon Jebi blows in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. TWITTER/ @R10N_SR/via REUTERS

Intense high wind from Typhoon Jebi blows in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. TWITTER/ @R10N_SR/via REUTERS
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Passersby using umbrellas struggle against strong wind and rain. 

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Passersby using umbrellas struggle against strong wind and rain. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Passersby using umbrellas struggle against strong wind and rain. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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