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Major typhoon kills 11 and paralyzes swaths of Japan

Kansai Airport unable to reopen, cutting off tourist flow and supply chains

Typhoon Jebi was the strongest storm to hit the main islands of Japan in 25 years.
Typhoon Jebi was the strongest storm to hit the main islands of Japan in 25 years.   © Kyodo

TOKYO/OSAKA -- Typhoon Jebi on Tuesday struck the heart of one of Japan's largest metro areas, killing eleven people and shutting down Osaka's main international airport indefinitely.

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