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Japan Fights Floods in Wake of Typhoon Hagibis

TOKYO — Japan woke Sunday morning to flooded rivers and burst levees, as emergency workers employed helicopters and boats to rescue stranded residents from their homes in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis, the largest storm to hit the country in decades. Rain began falling Saturday and continued through Sunday morning, …

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India Vows to Restore Mobile Service in Kashmir

The Indian government has inched toward reopening the region recently, announcing this past week that tourists could again travel there. But Mr. Kansal, the government spokesman in Srinagar, said that some restrictions were still needed “so that externally aided terrorism does not lead to a loss of lives,” a line …

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Typhoon Hagibis in Photos – The New York Times

Oct. 12, 2019 Before Typhoon Hagibis landed in Japan on Saturday evening, the approaching storm pummeled the country, bringing landslides, violent winds, record rainfall and flooding. After the storm landed, the severe weather, evacuation orders and power failures escalated. About 2.8 million people have been ordered to evacuate their homes, …

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