• Short Summary

    TYPHOON SHIRLEY TORE INTO WESTERN JAPAN ON FRIDAY - KILLING 34 PEOPLE, INJURING NEARLY 600 AND LEAVING AT LEAST 6,000 HOMELESS.

  • Description

    TYPHOON SHIRLEY TORE INTO WESTERN JAPAN ON FRIDAY - KILLING 34 PEOPLE, INJURING NEARLY 600 AND LEAVING AT LEAST 6,000 HOMELESS. IN OSAKA BAY THE SEA WAS WHIPPED INTO FURY AND BOATS WERE OVERTURNED, AND HOUSES AND SHOPS WERE DAMAGED IN THE CITIES OF OSAKA AND KOBE.

    TYPHOON SHIRLEY WITH WINDS REACHING 173 MILES AN HOUR (274 KMPH) WAS THE STRONGEST TYPHOON TO HIT JAPAN SO FAR THIS YEAR. BUT AFTER WEAVING A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION ACROSS THE JAPANESE ISLANDS, IT WAS REPORTED TO BE BLOWING ITSELF OUT ABOUT ONE HUNDRED MILES (62 KMS) OFF THE WEST COAST.

    AT LEAST SEVEN SMALL SHIPS SANK DURING THE STORM - AND RESCUE CRAFT WERE KEPT BUSY IN SOMETIMES MOUNTAINOUS SEAS. HEAVY RAIN ACCOMPANIED THE WINDS AND TWENTY THOUSAND HOMES IN AND AROUND OSAKA WERE SAID TO BE INUNDATED - WHILE THE OCCUPANTS SORT SHELTER IN A FEW SOLID CONCRETE BUILDINGS IN THE CITY - OR UNDER THE BROAD AWNINGS ABOVE SHOPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCWQO1UOM7MR2PMD9HOFQHYRT
    Media URN:
    VLVABCWQO1UOM7MR2PMD9HOFQHYRT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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