In Japan, during a Typhoon injured 21 people in eight prefectures

© AFP 2018 / Jiji Regiel Tokyo with umbrellas to escape from the hit the city Typhoon Gandari. 28 July 2018In Japan, during a Typhoon injured 21 people in eight prefectures© AFP 2018 / Jiji Press

Typhoon «Dandari» in the Central and Western parts of Japan for two days resulted in injuries to 21 persons, passed on Sunday Agency Kyodo.

According to him, the wounds of different degree the victims detected in eight prefectures of the country.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting on elimination of consequences of natural disasters, urging to make every effort to prevent damage and evacuation.

As previously reported, the Typhoon has already reached areas that have been affected recently by the landslides and flooding, thousands of residents evacuated to shelters, tens of thousands of homes were left without electricity.

Weakening #Typhoon #Jongdari reaches #Japan’s southernmost main island of Kyushu after passing through the western regions, injuring at least 21 people and causing extreme heat in Hokuriku mountain region. #storm #台風12号 #雷雨

— Kyodo News — English (@kyodo_english) 29 Jul 2018

«Even after the Typhoon, there remains a risk of heavy rains, we should be wary of raising the level of rivers and the occurrence of landslides», — quotes Agency Kyodo words of the Prime Minister. Abe stressed the need to direct all their efforts to help the residents of the affected areas.

Due to the bad weather earlier on Sunday had been cancelled about 160 domestic flights recorded delays of trains. Without electricity in mie Prefecture remained 78.3 thousands of homes and AITI — 40,8 thousand in Shizuoka — 17 thousand.

According to the weather service, the area of the passage of the Typhoon falls to 120 millimeters of rain per hour. The pressure in the center of the cyclone amounted to 990 millibars. The wind speed reached 23 meters per second, with gusts up to 35 meters per second, but the force of the Typhoon has weakened compared to the previous day.

Earlier this month in Western Japan from landslides and flooding killed 219 people, another 11 are still missing.