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A high wave kicked up by Jebi crashes against a pier at Aki Fish Port on September 4 in Kochi Prefecture.   © Kyodo

Typhoon Jebi's direct strike on Japan: in pictures

The wrath of the most powerful storm to hit the nation in 25 years

KEN KOBAYASHI, Photo Editor, Nikkei Asian Review | Japan
(Courtesy of Kinki Regional Development Bureau)

The storm unmoored this tanker, sent it adrift and crashing into a bridge that connects one of Japan's most populous metro areas to the man-made island on which sits Kansai International Airport.


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