12 Oct 2019

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan hammered by worst storm in 60 years

Health and Social Care Correspondent

One of the most powerful storms in six decades to hit Japan is leaving a trail of devastation in its path.

With two people dead, and warnings of landslides and floods, nearly 8 million have been warned to evacuate.

Typhoon Hagibis –  the Filipino word for speed – brought with it winds up to a hundred and forty four kilometres an hour as it travelled north.