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Typhoon blackouts reveal weak points in Tokyo utility Tepco

Tokyo Electric Power Company remains in crisis after Fukushima

Typhoon Faxai knocked over power poles and fences in Ichihara, Chiba. A more powerful storm, Super Typhoon Hagibis, is due to hit Tokyo on Oct 12 (Kyodo)    © Kyodo

CHIBA, Japan -- Staring at the aftermath of one of the most powerful typhoons to hit Japan in recent memory, Eiichi Ubukata was left stunned.

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