06 Sep '11, 4am

Please pray for Japan AGAIN! many people are killed and missing by typhoon

Please pray for Japan AGAIN! many people are killed and missing by typhoon

TOKYO - Thousands of people remained stranded in western Japan Tuesday after the death toll from a fierce typhoon rose to 41, heaping more misery on a nation recovering from the March earthquake and tsunami. Torrential rain brought by powerful Typhoon Talas, which made landfall Saturday and was the deadliest in seven years, caused rivers to swell and triggered floods and landslides that swept away buildings, homes and roads. More than 50 people were still missing, local authorities contacted by AFP said. As police, firefighters and self-defense force troops continued their painstaking search for the missing, local authorities were planning to air-drop more food and water to those isolated by the disaster. In severely affected Wakayama, about 4,500 people remained stranded in communities that could not be reached due to collapsed roads, according to a local official. In Tot...

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