The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The full extent of the damage caused by record-setting rainfall from Typhoon No. 19 is gradually becoming clear, with the most serious damage apparently in the Tohoku region. The largest number of deaths occurred in Fukushima Prefecture at 27, with 14 deaths in Miyagi Prefecture, according to figures compiled by The Yomiuri Shimbun as of Tuesday. Why was the damage so bad in the Tohoku region? 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A cafe has opened in Tokyo for a limited time in which people who have difficulty going out can serve customers by remotely controlling robots from their homes.

YOKOHAMA (The Japan News/ANN) - A section of land at a pet shelter in Kanagawa Prefecture collapsed last weekend due to the devastating Typhoon No. 19.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Evacuees were shivering in shelters on Wednesday after temperatures dropped to their lowest figures of the season across almost all of Miyagi Prefecture in the aftermath of the record rainfall during Typhoon No. 19, which hit the Tohoku region this past weekend.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - After record downpours in the wake of Typhoon No. 19 caused widespread devastation in the region, search and rescue operations are continued in eastern Japan.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A special exhibition featuring precious ancient treasures of the Shosoin repository, held in honor of the enthronement of the Emperor, started at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo on Monday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan is considering visiting Hokkaido after attending the Emperor’s Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi ceremony on Oct. 22, according to multiple Japanese government sources.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The record-setting heavy rain brought by Typhoon No. 19 caused many rivers to overflow in a short period of time mainly in eastern Japan, resulting in widespread flooding in river basins.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Search and rescue operations are continuing in eastern Japan after record downpours in the wake of Typhoon No. 19 caused widespread devastation in the region.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Parts of eastern Japan were devastated by powerful Typhoon No. 19 as it plowed across the Tokai, Kanto and Tohoku regions and passed over the Pacific Ocean on early Sunday morning.