Japan hit by strongest storm in 25 years

Updated:4 months, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 04 (ANI): Japan on Tuesday was hit by Typhoon Jebi, the strongest and most powerful storm to hit the island country in 25 years, causing violent winds and disrupting transport services. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued a caution on torrential rains and an increase in speed of the strong winds in both the eastern and western parts of the country. Packing winds of up to 216km/h, Jebi is currently hovering near Anan city in Tokushima Prefecture. The storm also led to the cancellation of over 800 domestic and international flights and closure of tourist places in Japan.

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