Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Economy 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.
MITSURU OBE and ERI SUGIURA, Nikkei staff writers September 4, 2018 17:26 JST Updated on September 5, 2018 09:19 JST | Japan
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.
The storm also shuttered shops, factories and amusement parks.
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