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Natural disasters

Tourist spots in Japan still smarting from typhoon damage

Hagibis leaves a mountain railway paralyzed and hot springs high and dry

Wreckage is all that remains of the Hakone Tozan Railway's Jakotsu Bridge, as seen in this Nov. 6 photo: Typhoon Hagibis destroyed the bridge and damaged the line in mid-October.

TOKYO -- November is usually peak travel season in Hakone, one of the most popular resorts within easy reach of Tokyo. Visitors flock to the area in autumn to watch the leaves turn and enjoy a dip in the hot springs.

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